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Charley T. Andersen, 2007

  • Branch of Service: Marines
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military Service: Enlisted, Jan 1942 - Feb 1946

Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

:20 - Enlisted into the military at 21 years of age, single.
4:00 - Powerful moment in the service - mosquito problems and lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis
6:35 - Needed military bodies in San Diego, CA
8:25 - Feelings when Tom came home from war.
10:25 - War changed everyone and educated the USA

The interview was recorded at an SDPB event in Miller, SD. 

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