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Reader submitted content: Soldiers helped bring comrade's body to Portales

 


Johnny Morgan

On March 11, 1941, 26 young men from Roosevelt County left Portales to be drafted into the U.S. Army in Santa Fe.

We walked from our hotel to the armory for our physicals. I will never forget what the major said when he saw us:

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