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1943 Floodstage “Home on Pass & Nearly Impassable,” by Erwin A. Thompson

The first time that a flood really affected my life was the flood of 1943. That was one of the big ones. INBETWEEN ARKANSAS & TEXAS TRAINING CAMPS IN WORLD WAR II Ruth and I were coming home from our tour of duty at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. Our unit was being moved from that location […]

1943 Floodstage: “Me & My Brother,” by Erwin A. Thompson

After Ruth and I unloaded and settled in at home, I prepared to fix the road. It was a hopeful venture. I was trying to use the trailer to haul the rock. I must have also quarried the rock. But disaster struck again. I got stuck! Down on the Upper Bottom Road. There was no […]