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(Yahoo)   Lost military jacket found on post-Sandy NJ beach, lady stumbles across an 80-year-old tunic owned by a 1933 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and a World War II hero   ( divider line
    More: Cool, West Point, World War II, World War II hero, Donna Gugger, Maryland's Eastern Shore, mortgage refinancing, jackets, Legion of Merit  
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5151 clicks; posted to Main » on 30 Nov 2012 at 10:03 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-11-30 10:08:00 PM  
3 votes:
he obviously gave it to his other girlfriend in 1933
2012-11-30 10:16:52 PM  
1 vote:
They could survive WWII, but not New Jersey.
2012-11-30 10:11:33 PM  
1 vote:
Gugger took the jacket home, shook out the sand, and washed it off. It was in extraordinary condition, and upon closer examination, she noticed the words "West Point" and "issued to deGavre" on the inside. Determined to get the jacket back to its rightful owner, she contacted West Point's Association of Graduates, which cleaned and preserved it and tracked down deGavre's family.

/props to her for not selling it on ebay for personal profit.

2012-11-30 08:33:23 PM  
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