Countywide & Sun - Connecting you to the community where you live, work & play!

Centenarian WWII Veterans Share Memories

 

November 7, 2019

Countywide & Sun/Jacob Factor

Army veteran Auburn Sims, center, is pictured with his daughter, Alberta Duy, left, and son-in-law, Delbert Duy, right.

Auburn Sims didn't have to go to war.

He did anyway.

The Shawnee resident, a centenarian this year, enlisted in the Army in 1943, right in the middle of World War II when he was 24 years old.

He worked at a car company and was a welder, and since there weren't many people at the time who could do...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.








 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 11/13/2019 03:35