KENTON — The new WGTE documentary “A Soldier’s Story: Never Forgotten” will premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Kenton Armory, 128 N. Main St., Kenton.
The documentary details nine Hardin County residents who died in World War II’s Battle of Munda Point. Family members share the effects left on the community.
It will air on WGTE for the first time at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, or online at wgte.org/soldier.
WGTE collaborated with Al Horn of Bryan, Ohio who spearheaded this campaign to have the members of the Battle of Munda Point recognized. Horn’s brother-in-law Jack Castor, was among Hardin County residents killed in battle. Horn contacted WGTE with his information and stories of the Battle of Munda Point and together crafted the documentary. “ A Soldier’s Story: Never Forgotten,” will air on WGTE for the first time, Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. Viewers outside of the WGTE viewing area will be able to stream the show online at wgte.org/soldier, on the WGTE app and DVD copies will be available through the station.
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