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Veterans Reflect On New World War II Display [AUDIO]

Ashli Gerdes

ST. CLOUD — For Francis Schellinger and Gene Jaeger seeing the World War Two Exhibit at the Stearns History Museum was like reliving a moment in time.

Both Schellinger and Jaeger are World War Two Veterans. Schellinger says seeing the display was like going home.

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Schellinger was a carpenter stationed in Iceland. Jaeger was stationed in the Philippines.

Jaeger says although 70 years have passed he still dreams about it sometimes.

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Both of the World War Two veterans were among 15 war veterans from the V.A. Medical Center to visit the exhibit.

The display takes an in-depth look at the challenges and successes of war through pictures and audio interviews.

It’s a traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul.

It will be at the Stearns History Museum now through May 12th.

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