Richard Peterson

The following story was taken from an interview conducted by Miss Ashley Herstad, a student at Ordean Middle School and granddaughter of Mr. Richard Peterson.

The narrative tells the story of Holmstrom’s experience in the navy.

On Veterans Day, November 11, 1952, Mr. Richard Peterson started his career with the Navy. He was 19 years old at the time. Peterson was a 3rd Class Petty Officer with a communications unit. He spent 6 months in Puerto Rico and a year and a half in Cuba.

Peterson returned home on September 12, 1956.

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