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Ambrose Sawyer, 93, and John Russell Armstrong, 100, were among those enjoying Coast Guard Day, Thursday. Sawyer and Armstrong, both of whom served in World War II, were sitting under the tent of Chapter 64 of the Disabled American Veterans of Elizabeth City.

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Ambrose Sawyer, 93, and John Russell Armstrong, 100, were among those enjoying Coast Guard Day, Thursday. Sawyer and Armstrong, both of whom served in World War II, were sitting under the tent of Chapter 64 of the Disabled American Veterans of Elizabeth City.

WWII vets recall war in the Pacific

By William F. West

The Daily Advance

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At age 100, John Russell Armstrong says his eyesight and hearing are now limited, and his physical strength obviously isn’t what it was.

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