Gilbert Woehl remembers what happened on Oct. 29, 1944. He was in Holland, just outside the German boundary, when Nazis captured him and his Army troop and put them in boxcars to Deusseldorff, Germany.
“(Nazis) were waiting for the American to bomb Ukraine to get rid of us,” said Woehl, a Lodi resident, who reflected on his World War II experiences after Sunday’s Veterans Day observance at the American Legion Hall.
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