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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veteran's History Project - Jack R. Knicely


Jack R. Knicely

Lieutenant Colonel

U.S. Air Force /

U.S. Air Force Reserve



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 Jack R. Knicely first appeared in the Sun-Telegraph on May 19, 2012.

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in December in Lincoln, Neb. Jack Knicely was a student at the university there. An announcement had come out over the radio that Pearl Harbor had been attacked. Everything changed.

To say that the...

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