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Reminiscences of World War II--Related by Walter G. Atkinson

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Walter G. Atkinson is a native of Leaksville, and on June 6, 1944, D-Day, he landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, France. He relates his experiences from that point to the war's end. He was twice wounded and was awarded the Bronze Star for bravery. Atkinson remained in the army after the war. He was in the Korean War and retired in 1961.
Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 14 Issue 1, Spr 2008, p4-5, por