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Wilfred Woods | Another perspective on World War II-era Ephrata

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I wrote a piece about the Ephrata Air Base in World War II this week.

That brought a comment from Dr. Jerry Gibbons, retired local surgeon, who grew up in Ephrata and delivered the Wenatchee World there.

“I don’t remember the Air Base being so dusty as described in the book (Unbroken),” he said.

Gibbons got the papers from the 3 p.m. Great Northern train, delivered the in-town papers, and then headed for the airbase. “I would take a stack…

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