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Gilbert Woehl is one of two surviving prisoners of war from Lodi area

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Lodi American Legion Post First Vice President Daniel Meunier, left, listens to Gilbert Woehl, 90, one of two surviving prisoners of war from the Lodi area, during a Veterans Day observance on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Children from Lodi Seventh-day Adventist School are in the background.

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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.

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Lodi American Legion Post First Vice President Daniel Meunier, left, listens to Gilbert Woehl, 90, one of two surviving prisoners of war from the Lodi area, during a Veterans Day observance on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Children from Lodi Seventh-day Adventist School are in the background.

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