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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...

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