It’s one thing to serve your country; it’s another to continue to do so even after your country held you and your family captive. That is the story of retired Lieutenant Colonel, Wes Wesselhoeft who authored his ordeal in his book, Wesselhoeft: Traded to the Enemy. At six years old, Wes was taken to an internment camp and was later on traded with the Nazis for Americans during World War II. Years later, at 21 years old, Wes came back to the United States and signed up in the Air Force for four years. Take inspiration from Wes’ story as he takes us across wars – from Japan to Vietnam – that left him legally blind. Amidst all this, Wes has no bitterness towards America, and he shares why in this story of an American citizen.
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