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By Larry Nelson
For The Sun-Telegraph 

Veterans History Project: Harold A. Armstrong


Harold A. Armstrong

1st Lieutenant

U.S. Army Air Corps/ U.S. Air Force

World War II/Korean War

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.

In the years 1941 through 1945, America's teenagers had serious decisions to make. America was engaged in war. The teens, mostly young men, could pick a branch of the U.S. military to serve in. The U.S. Navy would take them at age 17! The Marines, Army Air Corps and Ar...

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