War Is Just Another Day Gentian A. Powell

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War Is Just Another Day  by  Gentian A. Powell

War Is Just Another Day by Gentian A. Powell
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Genny, named Gentian Alpina de Luise, was born in Naples, Italy. Sinceher parents, Vera, an English woman, and Peppino de Luise, an Italiancivil engineer, were mountain climbers, she was given the name of anAlpine flower.At the outbreak of WWII, herMoreGenny, named Gentian Alpina de Luise, was born in Naples, Italy. Sinceher parents, Vera, an English woman, and Peppino de Luise, an Italiancivil engineer, were mountain climbers, she was given the name of anAlpine flower.At the outbreak of WWII, her life changed dramatically.

In 1940, while onvacation, her mother was interned in the Abruzzi mountains because of herBritish nationality. The family found themselves trapped with her except fortheir father who had to remain in Naples.In October, 1945, she went to England to complete her education, returningto Naples during the summers until 1953 where she stayed and studied languages. In 1955, she worked as a translator andsecretary. She spent the year of 1957 in Lusaka, Zambia, where her half-brother, a major in the British Army, was stationed.She met Jon, U.S.

Air Force, in 1957, married a year later, and in June 1960, moved to Washington. Their family grew to includethree sons. They moved to Oregon, Ohio, and finally DeKalb, Illinois, as her husband pursued his university career. While theirsons attended high school and college, she worked for the State of Illinois Social Services overseeing the welfare of familieswith dependent children.



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