Hometown Heroes
30
MAY
2015

Colorful Story Includes Silver Star

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LISTEN to Jerry Countess on Hometown Heroes
94-year-old Jerry Countess of Las Vegas, NV appears on episode #369 of Hometown Heroes, debuting May 30, 2015.

94-year-old Jerry Countess holds the book he wrote, in front of a small fraction of the books he's read.

94-year-old Jerry Countess holds the book he wrote, in front of a small fraction of the books he’s read.


A native of Brooklyn, NY, Countess served with the 1st Infantry Division, 26th Regiment, Company B in North Africa during World War II. A recipient of the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart, Countess is also the author of the book Letters from the Battlefield in Love & War.

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