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SMITH, Sgt. Charles E., WWII


Posted By: Sharon R Becker (email)
Date: 7/25/2016 at 09:32:46

Sgt. Charles E. Smith

The Leon Journal-Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa

Sgt. CHARLES E. SMITH of Grand River, who has been overseas twenty-six months, was in action at the Anzio beachhead and was recently wounded in the Italy. He has been in a base hospital in Italy since July 1.

Miss HELEN ZAVICAR of Detroit, Michigan, fiancée of Sgt. SMITH, writes that he sent her the purple heart awarded Friday to him for wounds suffered in Italy. Miss ZAVICAR has been in Leon several times with the family of Sgt. SMITH, who live near Grand River. Miss ZAVICAR has a brother, JOHNNY, who is with the fifth army in Italy.

Decatur County Auxiliary Scrapbook
Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016


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