Kentuckiana's Greatest Generation - Katherine, Norman and Mel Schwarz

Katherine Schwarz
Katherine Schwarz
Mel Schwarz
Mel Schwarz
Norman Schwarz
Norman Schwarz

The Schwarz  Family of Louisville provided three of their members to the service of their country during World War II.

Katherine M Schwarz was a teacher at the old Camp Taylor School prior to the start of the War.  When fighting broke she resigned her teaching position and joined the WAVES - the US Navy's Womens All Volunteer Emergency Service.  Katherine served at the US Navy Hospital in Bethesda, MD as a Hospital Corpman.

Norman Albert Schwarz was a Marine Corp fighter pilot in the Pacific.  He was a First Lieutenant. He flew Corsair aircraft.

Melvin R Schwarz is a US Army Air Corp Veteran from WWII.

The family is from the Camp Taylor area of Louisville.