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September 16, 2015

Major Lex Barker US Army (1941-1945)

by dianeshort2014

lex barkerView the military service of actor:

Major Lex Barker

US Army

(1941-1945)

Shadow Box: http://army.togetherweserved.com/profile/381593

Short Bio:Disowned by his family for his choice of an acting career, he worked in a steel mill and studied engineering at night. In February 1941, nearly a year before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Barker left his fledgling acting career and enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Private. The 6’3″ 208-pound soldier rose to the rank of major during the war. He was wounded the leg in action fighting in Salerno and in the head in Sicily.

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