Summer Sale! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.

World War II (1939-1945)

DP Buzz: Memorial Day

Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is a sampling; all responses are posted at To receive DP Buzz questions, email with the subject "DP Buzz." This week's question: Who or what will you reflecting on you recognize Memorial Day this weekend? Iowans I never met but always heard of: Hubert Egenes, Al Ose, and Paul Donhowe, my dad's small-town boyhood friends, lost in World War II. Only my dad, now a...