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When Bennie Hill returned to the United States after being held in France during World War II, he met his wife, Elna, at the local VFW. They were married in 1952 and had 10 boys, many of whom still live in Morris.

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MORRIS -- Headlines in the local newspaper were chilling:

“Lieut. Bennie Hill Down in France”

”Lt. Bennie Hill, Bomber Pilot, Reported Missing in Action”


Then, finally, “Lt. Bennie Hill Free Again After Six Weeks as German War Prisoner”

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