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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Lowell D. "Dusty"


Lowell D. "Dusty"


U.S. Marine Corps


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.

Lowell D., or "Dusty," was raised in Garland, Texas. He seemed to be a normal kid going through school. When he was 18 yrs old, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He was delivered to the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot in San Diego in April 1951.

Like all who had gone before him, he trained hard and graduated a "Ma...

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