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Wilbur Foss, 2007

Home Front Memories

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

:38 - Could join the military due to a farm accident as a boy
2:37 - Dad served in WWI
3:09 - Cousin killed in WWII
3:57 - Teacher gathering in Harrisburg
5:04 - Teaching at 18 in Beresford
5:57 - Attack on Pearl Harbor
6:40 - Brother joined the Navy
9:05 - How war affected him and the surrounding community
15:14 - Iraq war
17:50 - Joe Foss story
18:47 - What people should realize about WWII

Wilbur Foss Obituary 

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

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