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Veteran's History Project - Donald L. Wilson


Donald L. Wilson

CPO 1st Class

U.S. Navy


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.

Donald Wilson enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He grew up in David City, Neb. After graduating from high school, he soon realized that there wasn't much of a future for young people there at that point in time – 1947.

If your folks owned a ranch or a farm, you had a future. If not, you could look forward to pumping ga...

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