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Governor Meadows signing Army Day proclamation, with Lt. Col. George
Rochman and Col. Nelson Diggley III.
Governor Meadows signing Army Day proclamation, with Lt. Col. George Rochman and Col. Nelson Diggley III


On April 6, 1948, West Virginians celebrated Army Day, a national observance honoring the United States Armed Forces.

Learn more:
Proclamation of Army Day, by Governor Clarence W. Meadows
"Beach Raid, Parade Mark City Army Day"


On This Day in West Virginia History: April

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