Veteran's History Project
Leland S. Inscho Jr., Private First Class, US Army, 1942 – 1945
August 17, 2017
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Leland Inscho's family lived in New Castle County, Delaware, having moved there from Basin, Wyoming. Leland was very aware of the situation brought on by Pearl Harbor and what was going on in Europe. He wanted to do his part, as a patriot. In November 1942, he did just that.
After the physical examination and other testing that was required, Lela...