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WWII Navy Vet: Why I Enlisted In The Navy And Not The Army

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 as a boy your expose because your father's in the guard your exposed all this military is and no arms before one to move can when she joined the army that last thing my father said was Charlie I spent year and a half or was there any San I lived in the mud all the time. What dugout some trenches we're all about any says when they began issue you gotta warm dry bunk there every night he said it's not their it's all over and they go into the that brings out the point that every kid who's seventeen year eighteen years old thinks himself immortal in the house so that this one over your head, how old were you when you have signed why was seventeen and you told us a story of saying goodbye to your father to train station expecting to see him shortly but not stand for two years and and to shift other way out here to San Diego for training one of the things you remember about those training days and and what it and CBS training consist of way back that San Diego's and babies training base and that training. And a fair amount of it was precursor to with the Seals to getting today there were two basic groups there when group was Call of Duty t the under water demolition teams in the other with a bow cruise and we were trained in a lot of combat we had to learn how to shoot all of our own equipment and the number of foreign weapon because if you got on the beach in your Bill got bus to the point you got to do is pick up which you got your vote or we had to thirty calendar machine guns in the back of the boat but you can't carry them also we would be trained to pick up any kind of weapon we can get their