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  • WW2 Hero passed yesterday

    07/02/2020 10:43:00 AM PDT · by tomatomaster · 21 replies
    WW2 hero passed yesterday, age 95 I’ve posted before about Raymond T. Matheny, my second cousin. He authored the book, “Rite of Passage” describing his experience as a B17 flight engineer, shot down in January 1944, then spent 16 months as POW in Stalag 17. After the war, he eventually became a professor of archeology at BYU. Last summer at age 94, he presented his last paper at an archeology meeting before his retirement. Some links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Matheny Interview: https://www.pbsutah.org/sites/default/files/mathenyray_0.pdf Book: https://www.bookdepository.com/Rite-Passage-Ray-T-Matheny/9780981848914 Article with photos: https://magazine.byu.edu/article/in-the-mayan-jungle/ Article: https://www.deseret.com/1999/7/3/19453785/a-festive-reunion-for-2-vets-br-each-thought-the-other-had-died-in-wwii photo: https://jazzroc.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/raymatheny.jpg?w=225&h=307 Raymond lived a magnificent and grand life. Part of the greatest...