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Thu April 5, 2007
Delmer Wells' Story
By Catherine M. Welch
Wilmington, NC – Pender County native Delmer Wells received a POW medal for the months he spent held captive by German forces in WWII.
On April 5, 2007 he received nine medals, including the POW medal and Bronze Star for his service.
Wells was held captive from February to May of 1945.
Delmer Wells' Medals
Bronze Star Medal
American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 bronze service stars
WWI Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp
Combat Infantryman Badge - 1st Award
Honorable Service lapel button WWII
Hear his story about how he was captured and released.