Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

April 25, 1941: With the registration of nearly 150 men here for home defense, the American Legion Post, which carried on the registration for the city, this week urged upon the council the immediate setting up of a home defense organization which would be prepared for any emergency that might arise. In a resolution adopted by the Legion Post and submitted to Mayor E.J. Wheeler and the Council, the legionnaires declared that the national emergency demanded immediate action. They suggested that the town be divided into districts with qualified persons...

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