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World War II Veteran: Samuel A. Vasquez

posted on November 7, 2007 at 11:14 AM

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Sam Vasquez was a sergeant with the 8th field artillery of the 25th infantry – the “Old Hawaiian Division”. He served at Luzon Island in the Philippines. Sam talks about the dangers of being in the jungles in the pitch black of night and also about the end of the War.

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