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Opinion - January 31, 2014

1942: A pivotal year

by Jeb Bing

Few in Pleasanton remember the dark days of 1942 as America struggled in the early months of World War II. The war changed the country forever. In Pleasanton, boys in the graduating Class of 1942 at Amador (the city's only high school) went off to war. Remarkably and gratefully, they all came back after the war and some still gather for their class reunion.

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