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Edward Leggewie was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He grew up in California and went to UCLA.  Later he worked for 20th Century Fox.

He was drafted and attended Officer Candidate School at Ft Monmouth, New Jersey.

After graduation he was assigned to the Signal Corps Photographic Center at Long Island, New York. He spent the war there making training films for the United States and foreign countries.

Ed now lives in Nice, France, and says that at 90 he has a little trouble getting around (using two English canes) but he still likes to talk. He is a member of American Legion post #5 in Nice!

(Posted December 30, 2005)