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D. C. Wimberly

Duvall Cortez Wimberly, Sr. (September 14, 1917 – January 27, 2007), was a United States Army soldier taken prisoner of war in the European theater of World War II and a past national commander of American Ex-Prisoners of War, a veterans organization based in Arlington, Texas. [1]

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Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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American Ex–Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War is a service organization that aims to assist the surviving U.S. military prisoner of war (POWs), particularly those who are elderly and those who have medical problems.

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Arlington, Texas

Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area and Tarrant County.

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Auburn University

Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States.

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Auburn, Alabama

Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States.

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Bachelor's degree

A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalarius) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge (French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Bienville Parish, Louisiana

Bienville Parish (Paroisse de Bienville) is a parish located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Bossier City, Louisiana

Bossier City (Ville de Bossier) is a city in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Bronze Star Medal

The Bronze Star Medal, unofficially the Bronze Star, is a United States decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone.

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Budget

A budget is a quantitative expression of a plan for a defined period of time.

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Christian

A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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County seat

A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish.

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Cousin

A cousin is a relative with whom a person shares one or more common ancestors.

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D. C. Wimberly

Duvall Cortez Wimberly, Sr. (September 14, 1917 – January 27, 2007), was a United States Army soldier taken prisoner of war in the European theater of World War II and a past national commander of American Ex-Prisoners of War, a veterans organization based in Arlington, Texas.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right.

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DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

DeSoto Parish (French: Paroisse DeSoto) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Doyline, Louisiana

Doyline is a village in southwestern Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, United States.

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning.

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Europe

Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Grand Cane, Louisiana

Grand Cane is a village in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Harold Montgomery

A Harold Montgomery, Sr. (April 19, 1911 – December 17, 1995), was an agricultural businessman and a Louisiana state senator, who is remembered as an outspoken conservative within his state's dominant Democratic Party.

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Head teacher

A head teacher (also known as school principal, headteacher,See American and British English spelling differences headmaster, headmistress or the head, sometimes informally in Scots, the heidie or heedie) is the most senior teacher, leader and manager of a school.

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Jack Montgomery (Louisiana politician)

John Willard Montgomery, Sr., known as Jack Montgomery (born June 2, 1936), is a retired attorney in the small city of Minden in Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, who represented the 36th District in the Louisiana State Senate (Bienville, Bossier, Claiborne, and Webster parishes) for a single four-year term from 1968 to 1972.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas, (locally, also pronounced as) officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas, is a city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, the county seat of Clark County, and the city proper of the Las Vegas Valley.

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Lorris M. Wimberly

Lorris May Wimberly, Sr. (March 4, 1898 — May 2, 1962), was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1928–1940 and again from 1948-1956.

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Louisiana

Louisiana (or; État de Louisiane,; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States.

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Louisiana State Legislature

The Louisiana State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, often referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.

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Masonic Lodge

A Masonic Lodge, often termed a Private Lodge or Constituent Lodge, is the basic organisational unit of Freemasonry.

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Master's degree

A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities upon completion of a course of study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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Minden Press-Herald

The Minden Press-Herald is a Monday-Friday daily newspaper published in Minden, the parish seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, by Specht Newspapers, Inc.

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Minden, Louisiana

Minden is a small city in and the parish seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, United States.

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Motto

A motto (derived from the Latin muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim, a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of an individual, family, social group or organization.

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Natchitoches, Louisiana

Natchitoches (French: Les Natchitoches) is a city in and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Nevada

Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States.

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Northwestern State University

Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSU) is a four-year public university primarily situated in Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States, with a nursing campus in Shreveport and general campuses in Leesville/Fort Polk and Alexandria.

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Platoon

A platoon is a military unit typically composed of more than two squads/sections.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW, PoW, PW, P/W, WP, PsW, enemy prisoner of war (EPW) or "missing-captured") is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military.

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Ringgold, Louisiana

Ringgold is a town in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Russians

Russians (русские, russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Russia, who speak the Russian language and primarily live in Russia. They are the most numerous ethnic group in Russia constituting more than 80% of the country's population according to the census of 2010, and the most numerous ethnic group in Europe.

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Service star

A service star is a miniature bronze or silver five-pointed star inch in diameter that is authorized to be worn by members of the seven uniformed services of the United States on medals and ribbons to denote an additional award or service period.

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Shongaloo, Louisiana

Shongaloo is a village in Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Shriners

Shriners International, previously known as the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S.) and also commonly known as Shriners, was established in 1870 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA.

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Sibley, Louisiana

Sibley is a town in south Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Soldier

A soldier is one who fights as part of an organized land-based armed force.

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Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States of America.

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Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives

The Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives is the speaker (presiding officer) of the Louisiana House of Representatives, the lower house of the Louisiana State Legislature.

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Springhill, Louisiana

Springhill is a city in northernmost Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Stalag

In Germany, stalag was a term used for prisoner-of-war camps.

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Teacher

A teacher (also called a school teacher) is a person who provides education for students.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.

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The Times (Shreveport)

The Times is a Gannett daily newspaper based in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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Webster Parish, Louisiana

Webster Parish (French: Paroisse de Webster) is a parish located in the northwestern section of the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._C._Wimberly

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