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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 in the southeastern region of the United States.

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American Ex–Prisoners of War

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

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Arlington, Texas

Arlington is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County.

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Auburn University

Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research university 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 baccalaureus) 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 is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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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 is a city in Bossier Parish, which is located on the northwestern border of Louisiana in the 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 financial plan for a defined period of time, usually a year.It may also include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows.

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Christian

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

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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County seat

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

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Cousin

Commonly, "cousin" refers to a "first cousin" or equivalently "full cousin", people whose most recent common ancestor is a grandparent.

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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 (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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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, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western 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 was an outspoken conservative within his state's dominant Democratic Party.

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Head teacher

The head teacher,See American and British English spelling differences headmaster, headmistress, head, chancellor, principal or school director (sometimes another title is used) is the teacher with the greatest responsibility for the management of a school, college, or, in the case of the United States and India, an independent 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 (now Bienville, Bossier, Claiborne, and Webster parishes) for a single four-year term from 1968 to 1972.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

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List of Speakers 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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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 to 1940 and again from 1948 to 1956.

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Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Louisiana State Legislature

The Louisiana State Legislature (Législature d'État de Louisiane) is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Louisiana State University

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

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, 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 or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a 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 (Les Natchitoches) is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Nevada

Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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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 two or more squads/sections/patrols.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW) 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 Eastern Europe. The majority of Russians inhabit the nation state of Russia, while notable minorities exist in other former Soviet states such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic states. A large Russian diaspora also exists all over the world, with notable numbers in the United States, Germany, Israel, and Canada. Russians are the most numerous ethnic group in Europe. The Russians share many cultural traits with their fellow East Slavic counterparts, specifically Belarusians and Ukrainians. They are predominantly Orthodox Christians by religion. The Russian language is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, and also spoken as a secondary language in many former Soviet states.

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Service star

A service star is a miniature bronze or silver five-pointed star inch (4.8 mm) 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, also commonly known as The Shriners, is a society 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 army.

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Southern Baptist Convention

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

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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 or, in some contexts, an educator) is a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competences or values.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia.

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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 known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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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 (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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

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