Gallery: Memories of World War II
Jan. 07, 2009 @ 01:44 PM
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, ushered the United States into World War II on Dec. 7, 1941. It changed the lives of millions of Americans who put on their country's uniform and went into battle.
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Photo courtesy of Bill Ellis
J. C. Sovine was one of the best known educators in the history of Putnam County. He and his beloved wife, Elizabeth Moore Sovine, were county leaders of many years. He served as the principal at Hurricane High School, one year at Winfield before entering World War II where he served as a U. S. Army Captain. He was a principal at George Washington Middle School. He was probably best known for his years of service as superintendent of Putnam County Schools.