World War II veteran dedicated to Gold Star families

When Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japan in December 1941, catapulting the United States into World War II, Hershel “Woody” Williams was a teenager in Montana working with the Civil Conservation Corps.

Like so many in his generation, Williams immediately wanted to join the war effort. “I had never heard of Pearl Harbor. I had no knowledge of what was going on in the world,” Williams said.

Read the full article in the Dec. 26 issue of Navarre Press.
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