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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Paul F. Sheaman

 

Paul F. Sheaman

Master Sergeant

U.S. Army

1943-1946

1950-1951

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.

Paul Sheaman got quite an introduction to the real world as seen by the U.S. Army.

Here's a young man from just west of small-town Wyoming, fresh out of high school, and now, recently contacted by the Selective Service System.

"Greetings ..."

The letter gave the instructions of what, where, when and how...



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