ABOVE: WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL, May 26, 2010.
Original story by WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer about his memories of his Central Florida neighborhood on Sybelia Avenue in Matiland. He recalls his neighbors including the McRory, Gamble, Smith and Fletcher families.
Veteran Shaffer currently resides at the Orlando VA Community Living Center and participated in the Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project.
WATCH Lyle talk about some of his military memorabilia.
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Interview with WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer at the VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL May 26th, 2010. Veteran Schaffer was a Forward Observer with an observation point on the Rhine River during the WWII combat in Germany. He shares his love for America and the freedom made possible by U.S. soldiers in this interview.