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Donald Drum was honored for his years of service in World War II. (Photo by Brooke Erickson)

The other Great Escape

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Donald Drum of Alexandria served in the Army during World War II. He has never shared his story until now.

The raw experience he went through is a testament of the horrors of war and to those who've served our country.


Drum was enlisted in the Army on November 20, 1942. He was in training at Fort Snelling for three months before he was called to duty.

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