Cherokee County

Leo W. Bird




Paul J. Bird, of Marcus, pilot of a 7th AAF Liberator bomber, has been promoted to First Lieutenant. Lieutenant Bird is a veteran of many combat missions against the Japanese in the Central and Western Pacific. Lieutenant Bird’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Bird, live in Marcus. He attended the Marcus high school and entered the Army in October, 1942. He has been overseas since May, 1944. A brother, Leo W. Bird, is with the Marines.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, April 10, 1945