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Newspaper Gleanings for Men & Women of World War II

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Pfc. Arthur Zalesky is now on maneuvers at Bend, Oregon and has been in the service since November 1942.

Pfc. Zalesky was born and reared in Cameron, the son of the late John Zalesky and Mrs. Zalesky. At one time he was associated with hi father in business here and at the time of his induction had been living in Taylor.

He was inducted into the service on November 25, 1942 at Camp Wolters. At present he is stationed at Camp Adair, Oregon, having been transferred there on December 12, 942. He is bugler for his company in the infantry and does reconnaissance work.

Mrs. John Zalesky, the mother, resides in Cameron.

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Sgt. Zotz has received his promotion to Sergeant and has been made chief of his plane, the “Honey 1st.” He is stationed at Great Bend, Kan., where they have several types of bombers all of which use Wright Engines.

Sgt. Zotz graduated with high honors as a specialist on Wright Engines at the Wright Aircraft Company in Paterson, N. J. When Sgt. Zotz first went into the Army, he was stationed at Kessler Field, Miss., where he graduated from an Airplane Mechanic School. Since then he has been stationed at Paterson, N. J.; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tucson, Arizona, and is now at Great Bend, Kan.

Sgt Zotz is one of the many Cameron boys who is in the service and is a graduate of Yoe High School. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto G. Zotz of Cameron.


We must say a special thank you to Dan Scott of Natalia, Texas, for re-typing all of the newspaper clippings found in this scrapbook for use on the Milam County TXGenWeb site.

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