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Friday, May 04, 2007

WWII Vet Notes Cell Phone's Value to Troops

When Purple Heart recipient Earl "Scotty" MacKenzie was a World War II Army sergeant, communications with loved ones back home from the South Pacific where he was serving were extremely limited. "Oh my God, we had nothing, ... no telephones, nothing," he said, adding that a simple letter could take months to reach him -- "if they could catch up wi

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