On this date
Master Sgt. Vernon E. Mullins, local Army recruiter for the Tamaqua area, announced that 28 men had enlisted for Army duty through his office during August and September. In the group were:
Norman L. Rimbey, Charles R. Harris, John E. Heckman, and Ronald E. Hayman, Jim Thorpe; Michael G. Nalesnik and Joseph E. Higgins, Nesquehoning; Bernard R. Semmel, Paul W. Christman, and Earl R. Steigerwalt, Lehighton, and James K. Schlemmer, Summit Hill.