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Orville Lerew, 2007 (Interviewed by Chuck Beck, SDPB Radio)
Branch of Service: United States Army
Troop D 87th Cavalry, 7th Armored Division
Highest Rank: Sgt.
Military Service: Drafted, November 9, 1942 – October 18, 1945
Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.
:10 Receiving war medals
:55 Night security duty.
5:35 Battle of the Bulge
7:50 War medal stories
9:20 Received word he was going home
10:30 Lost some long time friends in the war
This story was recorded at an SDPB event in Faulkton, SD.