Carl Mueller

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U.S. Army

Name: Carl Mueller
Place of Birth: South Dakota (Roberts County) Carl Mueller
Personal History(School/Family): Big Stone City High School, South Dakota; BA Degree (Concorda Teacher College); MS Degree (Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina);Married 5 children; Eunice, Martha, Mark, Paul and David)

Place of Recruitment: South Dakota (Roberts County)
Branch of Service: US Army - 1941 – 1945(WWII)
Class: Sergeant E-3
Military Occupation Service(s): Weatherman/129 Artillery/Aircraft
I spent 2 years stateside; St. Paul Minnesota(Fort Snelling), Camp Wallace, Texas (basic training), Camp Tyson, Texas (Weatherman School)/Post Weatherman Exchange). Two years overseas; sailed with 65 ships to England, France and Belgian. The water was very rough and lot of the men got very sick. We landed in London and got ready for the invasion. Our function was to keep the barrage balloons (shaped like zeppelins) up high so that the Germans could not attack our planes but we could attack their air-crafts. I was discharged from the Army, October 25, 1945. I went to college and received my BA and MS degrees. I taught in the elementary schools and pat=time principal (Chicago and North Carolina). I also did a lot of other jobs until I retired.

Honors & Commendations:
Good Conduct Medal

Present Location: I am now a resident of the Atria, Carrollton. My two daughters and a son live in Texas.