Photos: Remembering a hero

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2006

Cynthia Jones, one of the late Douglas T. Wahto's grandchildren, shares a happy story about her grandfather Saturday during a memorial service at the Douglas Community Methodist Church.

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Many friends and family members gathered to celebrate the life of Wahto, a U.S. Army sergeant in the 1st Special Service Force, known as "The Devil's Brigade," in World War II. He received many battle medals, including a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal. Wahto was fighting in Europe when Germany surrendered on VE-Day, May 8, 1945. He died Aug. 19.



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