He fought Nazis, was held in prison camps, and fell in love with his partner of 53 years over a decade before Stonewall. And someone just attacked him.
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio — Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret. Not until his service as a military man was needed once again – this time as an…