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Thursday, February 27, 2014
On This Date in Minnesota History: February 27
February 27, 1973 – Designated “David Wheat
Homecoming Day” by Duluth Mayor Ben Boo.1 Wheat, recently released
Viet Nam POW, arrived in Duluth for the first time in eight years with his
parents after being found medically sound by doctors at Great Lakes Naval
Hospital near Chicago2.
“Twas a Great Day for Dave Wheat, Commander’s Back in Town”; February 28, 1973,
“City POW Parents Joyful”; February 13, 1973; p. 1.
David Wheat http://militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=24011