He wanted to go to college, but he couldn’t afford it. After high school he went to work for the Wabash Railroad in Moberly. One night the young man was talking with John Crewson, superintendent of the Sunday School at the Moberly Christian Church. Crewson, knowing how much the young man wanted a college education, suggested he go to a college that paid the students -West Point. Although almost too discouraged to try for an appointment the young man did and succeeded. Many years he would be known as “The G.I. General,” Omar Bradley.

AUDIO: AOWM Feburary 12, 2005 (mp3)