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By Jana Hill
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In memory and sacrifice

Mill Creek man recalls father's service, reflects on his own

 

Last updated 6/18/2021 at 11:51am

John B. Carter

John B. Carter a combat engineer in the first assault wave on the beaches of Normandy. He was killed in action on D-Day after arriving to clear the beaches and lead a mission to disarm mines.

In 1942 when Chuck Turbak was 3 years old he said goodbye to his father.

Shortly after the war started his four brothers enlisted in the service, Turbak told The Beacon. "In 1942, after persuading my mother to sign the papers agreeing to allow hi...



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