After World War
II, Edward Waszak was honorably discharged from the Army. He
continued his studies begun in ASTP, graduating with a degree in
Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.
After a career
spanning more than forty years, taking him from project engineer to
the executive suite and around the world more times than he cared to
count, Ed retired from corporate life in 1992. But this is no idle
retirement. He is actively involved in the 12th Armored
Division Association, the American Ex-Prisoner of War Organization
and often gives talks at local grade schools about his experiences
during World War II.
outside of Chicago with his wife, Therese. They recently celebrated
their Golden Wedding Anniversary with family and friends. They have
three children and five grandchildren.