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Mira Sweetland


Last updated 2/8/2007 at Noon

Mira Sweetland, 83, passed away January at her home in Carlsbad, CA. She was born April 9, 1923 in Italy.

During WWII, Mira saved the lives of 30 men while working with the Partisans in Italy. She received a letter of Commendation from General Alexander of Canada for her bravery.

Mrs. Sweetland was preceded in death by her sister Rina Gehm in 2005. She is survived by her husband of 48 years Everett Sweetland, Carlsbad; daughters and son-in-law Janette & Eddie Smathers, Carlsbad and Susan Denaker, Los Angeles; brother and sister-in-law Aldo & Lena Mai, Milano, Italy; sister and brother-in-...

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