75 Years Ago

Fathers Off To War


October 24, 2019

Herald of Oct. 26, 1944

Probably not since Civil War times has a call to arms included such a large proportion of young family men from the Central and Southern ends of the Cove as will go to Harrisburg next week to be inducted into the armed service.

So far as the Herald is able to learn there will be nine husbands and fathers who will bid goodbye to sixteen little ones as they go forth to war.

The ages of the children who will be left behind ranges from the babe of six months to the school child of seven years, far too young to know just what it all means when their daddies go away.


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