PASO ROBLES — Gordon Bastien, 86, of Paso Robles, turned 17 during Navy bootcamp in 1943 as he prepared to serve in World War II.
“We were kids, all of us,” he said. “All American kids went in. If you were 25, 26 you were an old man in the service.”For the complete article see the 04-09-2013 issue.
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