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Milton L. Hunholz

Staff Sergeant, Special Forces U.S. Army, 1951-1957, 1961-1964

Milt Hunholtz had graduated from Diggins, Missouri High School in 1951. Fairly soon there after, he went by car to California where he would work as a telephone lineman. While there, he heard from the Draft Board in Diggins, MO. They gave him a “heads up” that it was more than likely he was going to be drafted into one of the Branches of military service. There was a lot going on in the world at the time. He may soon be a part of it… Milt headed back to Missouri.

Draft officials said he had two or three months before his induction. He picked up a job at the General Motors assembly plant in nor...


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