The Journal & Tioga Tribune

Firsthand D-Day experiences shared

Late-in-life recollections of Jake Joraanstad add to record

(Divide County native, businessman and veteran of World War II, Jake Joraanstad, in 1994 shared recollections of his service experiences for a Journal story on the 50th Anniversary of D-Day. The following year, at the urging of his children, he wrote more detailed memories of his time in the service, never before published. Now, as the nation marks the 75th […]

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