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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photo of Earl Wallisa in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Wallisa, Earl; Article on back of photo; "Wallisa Had Part in Seven Pacific Raids, Occupations; Earl Wallisa, petty officer third class, recently made a landing at his home 1061 West Decatur street, that was a surprise to…

Photo of Doonald W. Sullivan in fatigues

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Herald and Review Library: Sullivan, Donald W.; Article on back of photo; "Marine Pfc. Donald W. Sullivan, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Sullivan, 1053 West Decatur street, is at the naval hospital at Long Beach, Calif, recovering from severe burns…

Photo of Lt. W. W. Sellers in uniform standing in front of a tree

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Herald and Review Library: Seller, Lt. W. W.; Article on back of photo; "Lt. W. W. Sellers, whose wife, the former Doris Gandy, son and mother live at 1499 West forest avenue, has served as assistant gunnery officer on the U.S.S. Breese, a…

Photo of Fred Leach in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Leach, Fred; Article on back of photo; "Fred Leach knows whereof he speaks. He saw those marines fight and die in the hell of Iwo Jima, and he shipped back to the States with those who were sent back for hospitalization.…

Photo of Llewellyn S. Knight on frigate manning a gun

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Herald and Review Library: Knight, Llewellyn S., Article on back of photo; "Coast Guardsman Llewellyn S. Knight, seaman first class, son of Mrs. E. A. French, 2032 North Monroe street, recently returned to the States after 10 months' duty aboard a…