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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: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.

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 in the Larson household west of Gurl...



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