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

3:03   |   The 155 mm rounds were coming. You could hear them. Paul Deverick and his buddy dove for a hole by the stream on a cold Koren mountainside. He was in the hole first, and that saved him from getting hit, but it was his friend who was really lucky.

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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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