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Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, March 27, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Mrs. Ruth Friel, of Marlinton, received a telegram saying her son, Lloyd E. Friel, has been slightly wounded in action in Los Negros Admiralty Group. He has...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, March 23, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Under date of March 12, the Adjutant General wired Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lester that their son, Private First Class William B. Lester, had been seriously injured...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, March 9, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys The family of Robert Shoemaker has been notified that he is missing in action during a bombing raid over Europe. Robert enlisted in the Air Corps, of...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

March 2, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Word has come that James McNeill, son of Mrs. Eleanor Howard McNeill and the late Lock McNeill, is missing in action. He was serving as a radio man...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

February 24, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys About 1,200 of our Pocahontas people are in the Armed forces; about 1,500 have gone to the war plants. Mrs. Frankie Sharp Dumire, of Elk, has received word that...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

February 17, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Staff Sergeant Charles Edward McElwee, son of Mr. and Mrs. June McElwee, is home from the army on furlough. His outfit is now on maneuvers down in...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys The public relations department of the Fifth Air Force, operating in the Pacific area, sends in the following about the record of Major Zed S. Smith, III,...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

February 3, 1944 W. I. Underwood, of Beaver Creek, was over in Buckley Mountain the other day, and heard the unearthly racket of a wild cat squalling and crows calling. A big bunch of crows...