World War II veteran honored by Honor Flight
Published 05/25/2012, Duluth News Tribune
He was just a kid, 18 years old, but all of that changed when he was drafted in 1943. World War II was raging in Europe and the South Pacific, and it wasn’t long before Paul Hanten, who had grown up in Virginia, was a Navy Seabee stationed in the bleak Aleutian Islands off the coast of mainland Alaska.Word count: 621
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