In February 1944, a year after his
hearing, he got a letter to report for military duty.
he returned the letter and said why he refused. Another
letter was sent to him urging him to report or else he could
be arrested. March 1 he was arrested. March 27 he
was taken to trial and sentenced to 30 days in a civilian jail.
Credit: Mennonite Church USA Archives Goshen, Indiana.
1-835. Samuel V. Martin Collection.
telling the story of his imprisonment in WWII for Frances Greaser