Woodbury County

Wilfred J. Wachter


Wilfred J. Wachter, radio technician first class, who has just completed a leave spent with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wachter of the Mayfair hotel, has returned to duty on the U.S.S. Conner, which has a record of 35 successful engagements, its most recent action being the invasion of the Philippines. The destroyer is officially credited with shooting down five Japanese planes, participating in six bombardments, supporting 17 invasions and 19 air attacks.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, unknown date of publication