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New Memories of Older Times

Since I was just back for a school reunion my mind goes back to what it was like in those days. I remember a number of things that the young people of today have either never heard of, or remember only in stories from their family conversations. When I was fourteen I joined the Junior Ground Observer Corps. This was in the middle 1950’s and America was still comfortably nestled in the cold war fear. It was always possible and could happen. I joined the…

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Ground Observer Corps

It’s one of those I remember days. I am old enough to remember a number of things that the young people of today have either never heard of, or remember only in stories from their family conversations. When I was fourteen I joined the Junior Ground Observer Corps. This was in the middle 1950’s and America was still comfortably nestled in the fear that war with Russia, with the Soviet Union, was always possible and could happen. I joined the Junior Ground Observer Corps in…

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