In my own words, By Glenn Earl Kenda


September 1, 2021

Glenn Earl Kenda

March 10, 1928-August 20, 2021

I was the third of three children born to Joe and Louise Kenda at Klein. My siblings are Violet and Elvin. We lived in Dead Man's Coulee and attended Klein School. I enlisted in the United States Navy in March 1946 and served in the Pacific.

There I guarded Japanese prisoners of war and assisted in their repatriation to the home land. I was discharged in 1948.

I re-entered the Navy during the Korean Conflict. As a landing craft operator, I was assigned to Boat Unit One, Pacific Fleet, and landed the 1st Marine Division during the amphibious assault at Inchon....

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