News Telegraph Aflantic, Iowa
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WAC RECRUITERS-OPEN DRIVE HERE
A drive for WAC recruits was in full swing- here today and continues tomorrow, headed by Warrant Officer (j. g.) Russell I. Huffman, hero of warfare in the southwest Pacific; Staff Sgt. Robert I. Sobel, Lt. Elizabeth I Davidson, and Sgt. Gloria Burden ' forming- the recruiting -team which is visiting here. The recruiters spoke at the high school at 1:15 this afternoon and at the general meeting of the Atlantic Woman's club.
Warrant Officer Huffman, a Highwood, Mont., rancher, served as an aerial gunner, twice receiving the purple heart award, in addition to the DFC, air medal, 'silver star, three oak leaf clusters and eleven service ribbons, and has nineteen Jap Zeros to his credit. He was on the plane which went to the rescue of Gen. MacArthur and his wife and son and took them to Australia.
Staff Sgt. Sobel, a resident of Philadelphia, has been in the service 29 months and is a graduate of the adjutant general's school at Washington and Jefferson university.
Lt. Davidson, whose nome is at Chester, Pa., has been stationed with the WAC at Daytona Beach, Pla., and Sgt. Burden, of McHenry, Ky., has been stationed at the Sioux City air base.
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