Man finds rifle dad used in Korea

Man finds rifle dad used in Korea

There are 1 comment on the Star Tribune story from Sep 25, 2008, titled Man finds rifle dad used in Korea. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

Jim Richardson's gift for his father's 79th birthday was a long shot. Virgil Richardson fondly remembered the M1 Garand rifle he carried as a soldier during the Korean War.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Star Tribune.

R D Winthrop

Gallatin, TN

#1 Oct 6, 2008
I sure would like to talk to Jim and/or Virgil Richardson about this story.

I'm establishing an independent Veterans Project in which a Michigan State student will conduct and film interviews with our veterans, then deposit a finished product with a Library of Congress project to collect such oral histories; we also leave a copy with the Michigan state archives and any appropriate local library near the Veteran's home.

We'd like to interview Virgil, and also to film him as he shoots his M-1 on 26 October.
What we're trying to do is not only to collect these priceless stories while we still have the opportunity, and also to teach both the methods of both film-making and historical / archival method.

If Jim or Virgil or a friend of the family is reading this and is willing to contact us, please email R D Winthrop <rdwinthrop@a1access.net > or call me in Lansing [I'm listed]. Any help making contact would be greatly appreciated.

And thanks for your Service to us all, Mr. Richardson.

regards - R D Winthrop

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Frankenmuth Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Father of rock-throwing suspect tells Dr. Phil ... Feb '18 LUKE 1
Seeking work in shop or outside Dec '17 Jarof Clear 1
story about child abduction from. BWs Dec '17 Linda 1
News Gay Mich. Teen's House Vandalized With Anti-Gay... (May '14) Oct '17 WasteWater 14
Morel mushrooms (May '17) May '17 Tazz5411 1
Review: Wholesale Auto Purchasing (Feb '14) Sep '16 TAYLOR 3
News Jesus Steals Christmas Back From Satan (Dec '14) Sep '15 Gods a Trump sucker 176

Frankenmuth Jobs

Personal Finance

Frankenmuth Mortgages