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A veteran’s tale

Follansbee man reflects on his World War II role in Japanese ceasefire

March 24, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

FOLLANSBEE - Years after his service in the Pacific Theater in World War II, city resident Harry Reynard often wondered why officers kept orders so close to the vest and why the enlisted men on the Amphibious Attack Transport APA-110, or the U.S.S. Griggs, commanded by Capt. Arthur C. Woods, were frequently left in the dark.

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