Capt Fred Roberts and Lt Jack Pearson along with men in there Regt created a morale boosting satirical publication, created in the trenches of Ypres, the Somme and wherever they found themselves. Way ahead of its time, loved by many and hated by a handful of the "brass". Unsung heroes who did a hard job in hellish conditions but kept morale going.
Capt. Walter Hynes, 46,leader of Ladder 13 FDNY residence: Belle Harbor, Queens NY; @the #WTC He was a family man,as well as a jack-of-all-trades.In addition to his job,he was also a practicing attorney,and the co-owner of a restaurant in RockawayBeach.In his earlier years,he had worked as a firefighter in Brownsville,Brooklyn,and put himself through law school at St. John's University at night. He was the person his extended family relied on for everything. #911 #september11th#project2996