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DOLORES H. MILLS (center) holds a photo of her first cousin, Alex Savoie, while Charlar Brew (2nd from right) displays the book “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times, Stories of Americans at War in the 20th Century,” documenting the stories of Fred E. Cormier and Savoie that was donated by Mills to the Cecilia library. Cormier’s daughter, Yvonne Cameron (from left) and widow, Alice, holding a photo tribute to husband Fred, attended the presentation to the library along with Cecilia branch manager Rachel Dugan.(Sally Angelle)

Book tells of local airman’s WW II service

Many men who fought in World War II returned home and never spoke about their experiences serving their country during war time. In 2001, as part of a writing class assignment, former educator Dolores Hernandez Mills interviewed Cecilia native TSGT. Fred E. Cormier, flight engineer/gunner in the U.S. Army Air ...

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