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You must love soldiers in order to understand them, and understand them in order to lead them.-- Henri Turenne
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It was sometime in March 1950, when my Brother, Spencer Walter (Walt) Welsh announced to the family that he was going to join the Army, As he was only 17 years old and did not have a profession decided for himself and jobs in York, Pennsylvania were few and far between, he said he wanted to better himself.
My Mother giving her permission allowed him to enter the service. Walt went to Fort Dix, New Jersey where he received his combat training with the 69th Infantry Division.
Note: by Jay Welsh
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