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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian26 May 2021 7:36 p.m. PST

Every day, thousands of cars pass through the Minnesota city of Savage on state Highway 13. Drivers and passengers are intent on the traffic or on making good time. Not one in a thousand glances at the south frontage road at Xenwood Avenue. Why would they? They'd see only some scrubland, neat commercial buildings, a modest park, a historical marker. They might never suspect that those few humdrum acres had been a vital cog in the Pacific Theater war effort during World War II…

Scott County Historical Blog: link

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP26 May 2021 8:10 p.m. PST

Interesting article, Bill.

Grelber

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP27 May 2021 7:29 a.m. PST

The reference to the brother training in Mississippi was to him being stationed at Camp Shelby, just south of Hattiesburg, probably with the 442nd Infantry Regiment who trained there.

Camp Shelby is still an active installation of the Mississippi National Guard and houses the Mississippi Military Museum.

Jim

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