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WISEMAN, James & ZECHMAN, Daniel

Local Veterans

JAMES WISEMAN Private, Company I, 76th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, Schuylkill County Volunteers February 1865 to June 1865 DANIEL ZECHMAN Private, Company G, 151st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, Burks County Volunteers September 1862 to July 1863 (As related by great-grandchildren Nate and Rosemary Pearson) This Harper’s Weekly cartoon exposes the corruption existing under the policy which allowed… Read more »

WAGNER, John & Richard and CARPER, William & Christopher F.

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JOHN WAGNER & RICHARD WAGNER Union Army | WILLIAM CARPER United States Army |CHRISTOPHER F. CARPER Unites States Air Force (As related by William Carper) When Bill and Mary Carper of Ocean Pines were interviewed for this story, we engaged in an easy going conversation that ranged from early 19th century Prussian immigration through the Civil War, the… Read more »

WACKER, Willis W.

Local Veterans

United States Army (66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division) (As related by nephews George Reiswig and Ronald Reiswig) In March 2004 I received the package I had been expecting for almost a year. The package was sent to me by an individual in California whose business card stated he specialized in “Personalized WW2 Historical Research”…. Read more »

TYNDALL, E. Jack

Local Veterans

(1921-1996) Lt. Colonel U.S. Air Force 414th U.S. Army Air Force-VII Fighter Command Colonel JackTyndall was raised in Berlin, MD. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in June of 1942. He was originally trained for aircraft engine maintenance but signed up for pilot training in 1943. He was trained as a fighter pilot flying… Read more »

STARCK, Walter E.

Local Veterans

United States Air Force (Retired) 487th Fighter Squadron “The Ruhr will not be subjected to a single bomb. If an enemy bomber reaches the Ruhr, my name is not Hermann Goering: you can call me Meier!” – Reich Marshal Hermann Goering “The day I saw Mustangs over Berlin, I knew the jig was up.” Commander-In-Chief… Read more »

SAUER, John J., SR.

Local Veterans

116th Infantry, 29th Division, Company F The invasion of Normandy began June 6, 1944. Code named Operation Overlord, the landing involved 4,100 landing craft. General Eisenhower told the troops, “You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we’ve striven these many months.” Among those involved in the “great crusade” was nineteen year… Read more »

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