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Priegel, Earl R.

Earl Priegel

Chief Cook 
Merchant Marines

Earl Priegel was born in Missouri in August of 1926. He served as a cook in the Merchant Marines, traveling to ports in the Philippines, the Persian Gulf, Italy and Aruba. Mr. Priegel remembers trying to get an assignment on a boat with an electric-powered kitchen, the daily routine on a tanker, and how little respect soldiers showed him after the war.

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