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For years, the Emporia Gazette (Emporia, Kansas) has had a column pulling historical tidbits from 20 and 30 years ago. On 28 May 1964, the ‘20 Years Ago‘ column reported on sailors home from leave from the war.

1944-Emporia-Gazette-Sailors-HomeThe Emporia Gazette (Emporia, Kansas)
28 May 1964, Thu
Page 4

Twenty Years Ago

Eleven men, seamen 2-c in the U.S. Navy, were in Emporia on 12-day leaves from Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill. The men were Floyd Felt, Walter Dunn, Ormond Parker, William Yearout, Russell Seacat, Paul Hankenson, Wallace Daniels, Cleo Smalling, William Nickel, William Eubank and Lee Brown.

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