Comments for: Sailor fumbles with pistol as German soldiers tries to surrender

Posted Nov. 08, 2012, at 2:53 p.m.

After I graduated from Colgate University in June 1943, I entered midshipman school on Sept. 1 at the Chicago campus of Northwestern University. I graduated on Dec. 23 as brand new “90-day wonder.” I reported to Camp Bradford on the outskirts of Norfolk, Va. to train as a naval gunfire …

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