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Three World War II heroes pass on

In this column, I periodically write about the recent deaths of noted American military heroes whose unique wartime exploits gained them notoriety, headlines and praise. Today, I recall three men who have recently passed on, a Navy officer and two Army officers, whose actions during combat reflected their heroism and love of country. Their ages at death ranged from 89 to 100. One was a Nevadan. The other two lived in Southern California. All three were World War Two veterans. Urban “Ben” Drew, who died at the age of 89 and was the youngest of the trio, was an Army …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 9, 2013 07:54PM Published May 9, 2013 07:54PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.