Wilson Siblings 1927 and 1938

kids (5)

1938sibs (2)

Junior, Danny, Darlene, Dale, Doris, Donald, Delbert

The first photo was taken in 1927 on Old Creamery Road in Penn Township, south of Dexter, Iowa.

Ages 2, 4, 6, 6, 8, 9, almost 12.

The second was taken on July 4, 1938, when Don was home on leave. Dexter, Iowa.

Ages  almost 13, 15, 17, 17, 19, 20, 23.

Leora’s Letters: The Story of Love and Loss for an Iowa Family During World War II is available from Amazon in paperback and ebook, also as an audiobook, narrated by Paul Berge.

It’s also the story behind the Wilson brothers featured on the Dallas County Freedom Rock at Minburn, Iowa. All five served. Only two came home.




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