Linn County

Pfc. Leonard Woolsey






Frank Miles Writes About Mason Cityans in Italy

By Frank Miles (Iowa Daily Press War Correspondent)

Somewhere in the Mediterranean War Theater (IDPA) --

"I've been over here 2 years but if they'll let me go home and see mom and pop for 30 days after we lick the nazis I'll be glad to go over against the Japs until they are finished." said Pfc. Leonard Woolsey, a Cedar Rapids artilleryman.

Source: The Mason City Globe-Gazette, Sept. 4, 1944