Central Illinois World War II Stories

WILL - Central Illinois World War II Stories - February 21, 2008

Oral History Interview: Wesley Matthews of Mechanicsburg

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(Duration: 2:24:52)

Wesley Matthews served in the army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge as an ammunition bearer. He was hit by shrapnel that pierced his thigh, and he lay wounded for a whole day and into the night before four soldiers rescued him.

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