Looking Back at "News of the Men In Service"
Over the balance of this year, the Post Messenger Recorder will be running News of Men In Service, which ran on the front page, column 6 of each week’s New Glarus Post, compiled by Kim Tschudy
December 10, 2020
Capt. W.G. Schindler to Command U.S.S. Topeka
Wednesday, December 12, 1945
Capt. W.G. Schindler, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Schindler, was a visitor here on Friday, being en route from Washington, D.C., to the west coast, where he is to take command of the U.S.S. Topeka. During his brief visit at New Glarus, he left a $50 check to be used as the beginning of a fund for a Swimming Pool for New Glarus.
Headed Research Laboratory
Since the fall of 1943, when he returned from several years of service in the Pacific war area, he has been in charge of the world’s largest ordinance resea...