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World War II Veteran: Maurice Hoxie

posted on September 4, 2007 at 8:11 AM

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Maurice Hoxie enlisted in the Navy when he was 17. He worked in meteorology on the West coast, on a frigate in the Pacific, and then in Hawaii. All of the forecasts were sent in code, and the code changed every day.

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