Willard Lindberg : his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
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On September 15, 2009 Willard Lindberg sat down at his home in Ft. Collins, CO and told of his experiences in World War II. Will, born and raised in Rockford, IL, served in the U.S. Navy. He was on the staff of Admiral Clark, who was in charge of Task Group 58.1. Their flagship was the USS Hornet (CV-12). Will talks about his job of handling top secret information, life aboard the Hornet as it sailed throughout the Pacific Theater, and some of the battles it was in (awarded 8 battle stars). After the Hornet was damaged in a typhoon, Will and the staff were transferred to the USS Antietam until ...Audio out of sync with video.