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World War II Veteran: Maurice Vasquez

posted on November 7, 2007 at 11:14 AM

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Maurice Vasquez served as a ship fitter second class on a net tender.They moved around the southern Solomon islands, Guadalcanal and Tulagi area in the Pacific securing harbors, putting out nets and laying anchors for the big ships mooring. Maurice served in the Navy 1942 – 1945.

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