Ida County

Cpl. Edward Witt

 

 

 

OUR NEIGHBORS in the SERVICES  

Holstein, Ia.—Corporal Edward Witt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Witt of Holstein, was one of five soldiers who received recognition from the War Department for bravery in action.  They rescued the crew of a bomber which had crashed into a parked plane, exploded and burned on Tunisian airfield.  Corporal Witt is attached to a medical corps in north Africa.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, September 7, 1943