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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Harold D. "Spike" Steele


Harold D. "Spike" Steele

Sergeant, U.S. Army


EDITOR'S NOTE: Veteran's History Project author Larry Nelson is taking a few weeks off. During that time, we'll re-run previously published features about local veterans. The following story about Harold D. "Spike" Steele first appeared in the Sun-Telegraph on April 21, 2012.

Harold "Spike" Steele was a subject of the draft. He was on the farm in Banner County, minding his own business when the "greetings" letter arrived. Soon, he would be headed to Fort Logan, Colo., for a physical and beyond that, who knew? Draftees didn't have a lo...

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