Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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Pre-Veteran’s Day Salute...

Clyde Gillespie is shown here presenting an American flag to Claude Belcher on behalf of the Bluestone Region Antique Automobile Club of America. During World War II, Belcher survived two ships he was assigned to being torpedoed, and rose to the rank of Petty officer, third class aboard the USS Yorktown by the end of the war.