Minden Press-Herald

Sunday
Apr 20th

George Turner­ – a local hero

norton imageMr. George Turner spoke to the group at the Dorcheat Museum and briefly told of his war experiences. He is too modest to tell you of his bravery. But I am not.

When this article was first published several years ago his daughter, Georgena, told me that he had never told them about how he won the Bronze Star and the Oak Leaf Cluster for the second Bronze Star for bravery above and beyond the call of duty, neither his wife, Ruth, nor the daughter knew. If you have ever tried to pick out hickory nuts you will understand what I mean.

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