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1945: New Deputy Sheriff of Nobles County

Harold D. Tripp, recently discharged from active service as a member of the military police, was appointed in August 1945 as deputy sheriff of Nobles county.

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1945: Soldiers Write Poetry

Servicemen wrote poetry during World War II, and the Daily Globe offered an example in a 1945 editorial about a recently published booklet of soldiers’ poetry. Next post at 2 p.m.

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1945: Torpedoman Missing in Action

Clyde Arthur Gerber, torpedoman first class on submarine, was missing since September in 1944, according to this 1945 Daily Globe article and photo. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese attack. Does anyone know what … Continue reading

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1945: UnAmericanism and the American Legion

The following editorial, entitled "Un-Americanism" was published in the Daily Globe in February 1945. The membership of the Hood River, Ore., American Legion post has rejected the recommendation of the national commander, Edward Scheiberling, that it restore the names of … Continue reading

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1944: Servicemen at the Red Cross Canteen

The Red Cross Canteen, as previously mentioned by several commenters, did a great service for servicemen passing through Worthington in 1944, offering them and their families food and drink. I have to admire the 19-year-old boy who refused to take … Continue reading

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