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The truth about the USS Eagle 56

Author sets WWII record straight on East Coast sinking of Naval ship

By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / April 6, 2006

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Weymouth author Stephen Puleo discovered the story that became his second book at a ceremony four years ago on the USS Salem, in Quincy. Purple Hearts were being awarded to sailors who had gone down with their ship over half a century before. At that ceremony, he met military historian Paul Lawton of Brockton, who had researched the loss of ... (Full article: 873 words)

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