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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Donald C. Larson

 

Donald C. Larson

Staff Sergeant

U.S. Army

1942-1945

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 Donald C. Larson first appeared in the Sun-Telegraph on May 5, 2012.

As was the case much of the time, the Cheyenne County Selective Service System was doing its job, drafting young men to help fill the ranks of the Army, mainly. After the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, the manpower needs of the military were very urgent.

There were six sons...



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