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Veteran's History Project - R. Wayne Adamson


R. Wayne Adamson

Yeoman 2nd Class

U.S. Navy

1941 to 1945

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

R. Wayne Adamson was doing alright. He was 21. He had graduated from Bushnell High School three years prior and was helping on his family dairy farm.

In November 1941, before the attack at Pearl Harbor, Wayne knew that the draft board was more than interested in him.

Two young men his age and from his area...

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