Briny Breezes resident Ed Manley, a World War II veteran, received a hero’s welcome from hundreds of well-wishers at Palm Beach International Airport after returning from a daylong trip to Washington D.C. courtesy of Honor Flight volunteers. ‘There m
A Pioneer Son at Sea,
by Gilbert L. Voss,
University Press of Florida (www.upf.com), 200 pp, $19.95.
By Willie Howard
Gilbert Voss was a Renaissance man of the South Florida fishing variety.
Born in Hypoluxo to pioneer parents, Voss fished commer
as he talks about photos from his days in the service during World War II.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
For a child living on beachfront,
intrigue of wartime was exciting
recalls a suspected spying incident took place in 1942. The Boca Raton Villas ar
at the center and th
Army veteran Gerald Bregman of Highland Beach with his service medals.
Bregman (shown below in inset in 1943), landed at Normandy
with the 7th Armored Division and moved east to block the Nazi surge
known as the Battle of the Bulge. The Nazis captur
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