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Those Who Served: From The Cavalry To Eating Grasshopper Guacamole And Back

Like many men his age in 1940, Cesar Forezan, Jr. knew the US becoming involved in war was imminent. “I graduated from Bowie High School in El Paso, Texas…class of 19…class of January of 1940 and I knew that the war was coming on and I asked my father if I should wait to be inducted or enlist and he recommended enlist…[He said] ‘You may get a better assignment if you do that,’ so I did that.

Honoring the Pacific, Eight Incendiary Seconds at a Time

Not many historians can fire up a crowd like Kyle Perz can.
This because the Army Reserve Sergeant and San Antonio ER nurse regularly demonstrates an actual WW II flamethrower during reenactments in the Pacific Combat Zone at the National Museum of the Pacific War.


Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.


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