Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Lt. Wendell Baie-- Part 5: "Has Now Made the Supreme Sacrifice"
Wendell enlisted in the Army Air Corps last November while a student at Northern Illinois State Teachers College and was called to active duty on March 4 this year. He had just about completed his training as an aviation cadet and would have graduated and been commissioned a second lieutenant sometime the early part of this month.
Aviation Cadet Baie would have been 21 years of age on December 30. he was a graduate of DeKalb Township High School and was attending the teachers college at the time he enlisted for army service.
Although only nineteen when he enlisted he wanted to do his part to help his country and he has now made the supreme sacrifice.