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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Fred VanLaningham | Multiple Units - Navy

4:39   |   On the island of Anguar, two sailors decided to have a quick draw contest. No one's going to shoot, we just want to see who's the fastest. What could go wrong? Fred VanLaningham remembers that fiasco. Years after the war, he traveled to the Pacific again as part of his job and got to see Ground Zero at Hiroshima.

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