ELKHART — World War II began for Elkhart’s Annie Guth Yoder on Sept. 3, 1939. That was the day France declared war on Germany, two days after Germany had invaded Poland. She was 14.

Nearly six years later, the war in Europe ended with the surrender of Germany.

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A great and important story. One that does, and will, help us to never forget. And a stark lesson for us about human nature, war and forgiveness. Thank you Elkhart Truth and Dan Shenk and the Annie Yoder family, very much.


Very powerful and emotional story.

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