Charles Clifton, 87, spent time in Germany several years after World War II, when the threat from the Soviet Union continued to grow.
In 1945, Gene Hixson, 91, volunteered for the U.S. Navy. “When you turned 18, they’d probably draft you,” Hixson said. “I felt I needed to get involved, anyway, so I went ahead and did it.”
For more, see the November 8 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.