Benton County


Howard Snell






Howard Snell, 20, ship’s cook, first class, was home again at Belle Plaine after two years at sea. In that time he took part in ten sea battles in the Pacific and was wounded once. He reports back to his ship August 20, when the vessel emerges from dry dock.

Source: The Bayard News (Bayard, Iowa), Thursday, September 2, 1943