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World War II Veteran: Edward O’Connor

posted on September 24, 2007 at 11:14 AM

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Ed O’Connor found it difficult to study engineering at Iowa State in 1942 with the draft just around the corner. So he enlisted in the parachute troops and was inducted into the Army at Camp Dodge. He served as an officer in the third platoon of the 250 engineer combat battalion company A.

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