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World War II Veteran: Merton L. Jessen “Stub”

posted on September 6, 2007 at 11:34 AM

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Stub Jessen served with the 28th Division, 707 tank battalion 110th infantry 1942 – 1945. He tells us about being captured following the Battle of the Bulge. He was one of 2000 prisoners forced to march for 128 days.

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