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World War II Veteran: Bob Benson

posted on November 7, 2007 at 11:14 AM

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Bob Benson was farming with his father on 200 acres near Story City. The army deferred him. When it was his time to go, Bob joined the Navy and served aboard the U.S.S. Chincoteague, a seaplane tender with a crew of about 200 men.


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