Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Bill Voorheis - Veteran of Tarawa
Bill Voorheis, Life Member, pictured recently on a visit to the War Museum from his home in Kentucky. Corporal Voorheis, formerly of Cornell IL, was severely wounded at Tarawa, a major battle in the Pacific during World War II.Voorheis was shot seven times on the beach and spent two years recovering from his wounds. In spite of all of this, he considers himself one of the lucky ones because he made it home.