- December 4, 1981
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Biographical / Historical
Charles Decker (1921 - ) was born in Ohio in 1921 and grew up in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the Navy for six years after Pearl Harbor. When he arrived in Japan he was assigned to the Medical Battalion. During the occupation, Decker worked in General MacArthur’s Headquaters as a senior International Business Machines man where he worked to protect IBM while it was running in Japan.