Snippets of Bay Village History: Two of Bay High School's Finest, William Barschow and Timothy Ptacek

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  • Tim Ptacek had this picture taken while serving in Vietnam and sent it home to his family. He was killed in action in 1969.

  • This photo from the Cleveland Plain Dealer shows "Barsh" on patrol along the Mekong River.

  • Timothy Ptacek, Bay High class of 1968, was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the Vietnam War.

  • William Barschow, a 1955 Bay High graduate, was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal and Silver Star Medal for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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