By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - William P. Tracy Jr.


William P. Tracy Jr.

Sergeant First Class

U.S. Army-Air Corp

World War II

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

William "Bill" Tracy Jr. was 21 when the Selective Service System caught up with him.

There was a war goin' on and they wanted him in it. He was a young man trying to find his was in Alaska and Washington when he was notified by his draft board in northern Colorado.

In May 1943, Bill was a...

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