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Traffic Island with Linda Roy

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We drive by them every day – memorial signs at various traffic islands, overpasses or bridges, dedicated to the memory of a military hero. Join Linda Roy as she tells the stories behind the names on the signs.

We drive by them every day – memorial signs at various traffic islands, overpasses or bridges, dedicated to the memory of a military hero. Join Linda Roy as she tells the stories behind the names on the signs.

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United States

Description:

We drive by them every day – memorial signs at various traffic islands, overpasses or bridges, dedicated to the memory of a military hero. Join Linda Roy as she tells the stories behind the names on the signs.

Language:

English


Episodes

SouthCoast End Zone: Looking ahead to some big Week 5 matchups

10/3/2019
There's a lot of important games on the Week 5 slate and Laurie Los and Brendan Kurie dive into each of them, while also looking back at New Bedford's epic comeback against Bridgewater-Raynham and all the other Week 4 results.

Duration:00:30:35

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 8 - Radioman 1st Class Raymond Demers

5/23/2019
Radioman First Class Raymond Demers was aboard the USS Bennington when the ship suffered one of the worst maritime disasters during WWII.

Duration:00:06:13

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 7 - Pvt Edward J. Almeida

11/20/2018
Pvt. Edward J. Almeida was New Bedford's first Vietnam War casualty. He had only been in the Army for 10 months.

Duration:00:06:04

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 6 - Father John B. DeValles

11/8/2018
Earning the nickname "Angel of the Trenches", Father John B. DeValles was a New Bedford war hero. He would go out into the battlefields during WWI to help retrieve a wounded soldier or keep watch over the ones who lay dying.

Duration:00:04:03

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 5 - Lt. Frank L. Baylies

11/7/2018
Lt. Frank L. Baylies was a highly-respected WWI Flying Ace who hailed from New Bedford, Massachusetts. He flew a number of combat missions and shot down 12 enemy German warplanes. But there would be one mission where he wouldn't return.

Duration:00:04:00

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 4 - Sgt. Leo O. Forcier

3/29/2018
Leo Forcier was 28 years old when he joined the Army in 1944. He would only serve one year.

Duration:00:05:55

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 3 - Pvt Annibal Aguiar

11/10/2017
Annibal Aguiar enlisted in the Army Sept. 21, 1943. He left behind his wife and two young daughters, ages 2 and 6-months, to join the WWII fighting efforts in France.

Duration:00:05:33

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 2 - Fireman 1st Class George E. Patistaes

9/26/2017
George E. Patistaes was a 17-year-old fresh faced kid when he joined the Navy in 1943.

Duration:00:07:14

TRAFFIC ISLAND: Episode 1 - Pvt Charles H. Tatro

8/25/2017
Charles H. Tatro was just a kid when he joined the Army in 1943.

Duration:00:05:58