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Paul Deverick | 3rd Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division - Marines

5:04   |   When the Korean War broke out, Paul Deverick was in the active Marine Reserve and he got the call. He went with his unit, which was designated as an engineering company, but he didn't get to build anything. His first assignment was transporting prisoners from North to South.

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  • Paul Deverick  |  WWII  |  Multiple Units  |  3:43

    When country boy Paul Deverick went to boot camp at Parris Island, he ran rings around the other recruits. This did not endear him to the drill instructors, who tried to put him in his place.

  • Paul Deverick  |  WWII  |  Multiple Units  |  4:24

    After boot camp at Parris Island, Paul Deverick went first to Quantico, where he worked at the Officer Candidates School. His next stop was Cherry Point, where he went to MP school and then served as an MP on base. He had two brothers serving in combat, which kept him out of action in the Pacific.

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