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Book tells area man’s story of serving in WWII

May 23, 2013
By Cory Dobrowolsky ( , The Altoona Mirror

In April 1943, in the middle of World War II, 18-year-old Gene Wentz received a draft notice at his Bedford County home. While Wentz could have legitimately been excused from service to work his family's farm in Dunkard Hollow, he willingly and eagerly reported for duty.

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