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This Day in Norwood History-December 19, 1944-Edward Vernon Garner Wins Wings In U.S. Navy

2Edward Vernon Garner Wins Wings In U.S. Navy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Edward Vernon Garner, son of Mrs. James W. Garner, of 26 Bellevue avenue, Norwood, was graduated recently from the Naval Air Training Bases, Corpus Christi, and was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

He is a former student of the Northeastern University, Boston.

Each Naval Aviator is an expert flyer, navigator, aerologist, gunner, and radio operator.

Naval Aviators fly carrier-based or land-based planes in combat zones, or at Naval Air Stations at home and aboard.

Types of planes in Naval Aviation include fighters, dive bombers, scout and observation, multi-engined bombers, patrol planes, and air transports.

Whether in the Marine Corps or in the Navy, Naval Aviators wear the famous “Wings of Gold.”

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

“We buy anything, including junk,” is the slogan of the Norwood Salvage Co, 1199 Washington street, South Norwood. Owner Ben Oppenheim is in the market right now for all kinds…

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

The first championship swimming event ever held in the pool of the Norwood Civic Association will take place tomorrow evening when competition is held for the women’s New England A.…

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

One of Norwood’s most distinguished citizens, Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland, P.H.B., Ph.D., passed away at 2:10 o’clock Saturday morning at the Norwood Hospital. He was in his 81st year. Friends…

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

George F. Willett Asks Chance To Be Heard Claiming that the interests of the community would best be served by establishing an engineering school at the Forbes Mansion as part…

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