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MERGES: Seven sons from Wrightsville family served in WWII

There are 1 comment on the York Dispatch story from May 29, 2011, titled MERGES: Seven sons from Wrightsville family served in WWII. In it, York Dispatch reports that:

Wrightsville has a very special reason to mark Memorial Day. This quiet York County river town may well be the only community in America that sent seven sons from one family, the Hake family, off to war -- World War II -- all of them in actual combat.

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Lisa Burk


#1 Jun 10, 2011
This is MY family; I am a second generation daughter of Velma Hake Lehigh, sister of the seven Hake brothers. I have been researching the family and have formed a committee to preserve our heritage. Thank you for the article featuring my family. It was wonderful.

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