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From support role, vet saw joys and horrors of World War II

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Bob Overton and three other members of the 217th Military Police Company settle down for the night in a hotel lounge just over the German border. Behind them: the 10-months-long trail of bloodshed that expelled Nazi power from France and the Low Countries.

Suddenly, two infantrymen stomp drunkenly into the hotel and start to smash glass breakables with their rifles.

Read my full story in this month’s Senior Times.

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