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Interview with Mary Walling

In this interview, Mary Walling discusses her husband Dennis’s service in the United States Army. She details his job guarding gas pipelines in Korea following the war and talks about the impact of his absence on their family.


  • Mary Walling

    Civilian

    Served in: Korean War

    Mary Walling grew up on a cotton and wheat farm in Flomot, Texas. Her husband, Dennis Walling, was drafted into the military in 1955. Mary took care of their nine-month old baby, Sherri, while Dennis was in Korea.