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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Clark E. Wicks

 

Clark E. Wicks

Sergeant

U.S. Army Air Corps

1943-1945

EDITOR'S NOTE: Veteran's History Project author Larry Nelson is taking a few weeks off. During that time, we'll re-run previously published features about local veterans. The following story about Keith R. Rieken first appeared in the Sun-Telegraph on June 23, 2012.

Clark Wicks was barely sixteen years old when World War II began. Much before that, he was helping work the family farm near Colome, South Dakota. He knew first-hand about the long hours, the hard physical labor, the dust constantly blowing, and the John Deere General Purpo...



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