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Paul Hackett - World War II

Paul Hackett served in the Pacific theater in the United States Navy during World War II. In 1944, a nearby ship, the U.S.S. Mount Hood, exploded, killing hundreds of men and leaving Hackett with a concussion. He later returned to duty and traveled to the Solomon Islands, Mantis Island, and the Caroline Islands.

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Paul Hackett’s 1945 Honorable Discharge Certificate from the Navy.

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1945

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Back of Paul Hackett’s 1945 Honorable Discharge Certificate from the Navy.

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1945

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Paul Hackett is interviewed for the WILL AM-FM-TV Central Illinois World War II Stories project in 2007.

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2007

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