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Delbert [Bill] Sheads was drafted when he was 19 years old and inducted into the U.S. Army in January 1943. and was assigned to the 113th Armored Cavalry Reconnaissance Regiment. He and his girlfriend, Doris Hollis, attended Fairfax High School…

Drafted at the age of 19, Delbert [Bill] Sheeds was shipped to Europe, landing in France after D-Day in June 1944, and moving through France, Belgium and into Germany within 20 miles of Berlin.

This sketch shows the construction and uses of the original Burke railroad station. The Burke Post Office was housed in one end of the station.