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Charlie Wilber, 2007 

  • Branch of Service: United States Army
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant

Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

:20 - Drafted on 11/1939 and didn't pass due to bad eyes and was sent back home
2:10 - Went back into service as an ROTC officer
6:08 - Was a combat platoon leader and injured
8:35 - Laid bleeding for 3 days in a hospital before getting medical attention
11:30 - Seen lots of friends being killed in the front lines
14:10 - Twin comrade story
21:38 - Discharged from the Army.

Charles John Wilber Obituary 

This story was recorded at an SDPB event in Miller, SD. 

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