Far From Home

Far From Home

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When World War 2 broke out, many Americans had not traveled far from where they lived. The call to service pulled young soldiers, sailors and Marines from farms, small towns and cities and dropped them into foreign lands in Europe, Asia and North Africa. Don Wickstrom, seen here in 2014, and Bernie Lieder were among the Minnesotans who were not well-traveled when the war broke out but saw the world as a result of their military service