By Cindy Hadish Monica Morley and her sister, Maria Hamilton, never met their uncle, who was killed in World War II before they were born, but a remarkable coincidence led the Cedar Rapids women to a close friend who had lived near their uncle and corresponded with him during the war. Mike Bisek, 99, has […]
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At age 99, World War II veteran in Iowa ...
By Cindy Hadish It was 1944. U.S. Army Air Corps photographer/gunner Mike Bisek and fellow crewmates bailed out over Nazi-occupied France after their B-24 bomber was hit by enemy fire during their final bombing mission on railroad yards in Munich, Germany. For weeks, with aid from the French Maquis resistance, they survived with little food […]