Veteran loves the freedom he lost for 17 months

  • Article by: CURT BROWN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 11, 2011 - 12:34 AM

A WWII airman from Delano, shot down over Germany in 1943, gets a unique thank-you gift from a small Polish town.

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smooootNov. 10, 1111:30 PM

God Bless you and your family, Mr. Grotz.

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neilgdNov. 10, 1111:47 PM

Wow, makes my trials and tribulations seem pretty small. Thank you for what you did for this country, and for sharing your story with the students.

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elkiddNov. 11, 11 5:41 AM

thank you sir and welcome home

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tork747Nov. 11, 11 6:51 AM

God Bless you sir..Thank you for what you did for us. I live in Georgia and will make the drive to Savannah to see the statue.

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JohnG1Nov. 11, 11 7:00 AM

Thank you for your service and sacrifice! A grateful nation thanks you!! To all who have served this country in our armed forces, Thank you!!

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Rhonda41Nov. 11, 11 7:47 AM

Thank you Mr. Grotz, you are truly a brave man. Thank you to all Veterans nationwide !

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BVMannNov. 11, 11 8:11 AM

Thank you veterans. I am humbled by your sacrifice, not having served. I did my best as one of your weapons contractors. Thank you.

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gener7Nov. 11, 11 8:12 AM

And the veteran's of this country thank you all for remaining so faithful to them after their tours of duty are over and they come home with their wounds to heal. Not.

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andersod62Nov. 11, 11 8:22 AM

Thank you Mr. Grotz. Thank you to all the veterans who serve. God bless you all.

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williepep2Nov. 11, 11 8:43 AM

Thank you for your service and for sharing your wonderful story on Veteran's Day!

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