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Veteran's History Project

William O. Graves, Corporal, US Army, 1952-1954


October 12, 2017

William Graves

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

William Graves, "Bill" was drafted into the US Military in Battle Creek, MI. He had already had the physical exam at an earlier date. He was aware that things were going on in the world that could actually involve him. Once inducted, Bill and several others boarded a troop train that took them from St. Louis, MO to Battle Creek, MI. Bill wore...

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