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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project: Frederick H. "Fritz" Guenther

 

George E. Fehringer

U.S. Army

1942-1945

Corporal

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.

In late 1941, the Selective Service Board was looking for people to fill the thousands of positions and skill sets in all branches of the U.S. military. Japan had made its strike at Pearl Harbor and war had been declared. The U.S. was going to be sending its warriors all over the world.

George Fehringer was 31 yea...



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