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Oldest WWII Sailor Honored

NASM UHC Air Force Concert Elmer Hill 15Dec2013 575Elmer Hill, 107, believed to be the oldest-surviving World War II Navy veteran is honored during a Dec. 15 concert at the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.

Drafted in 1942, Hill served as a cook and a gunner aboard ship in the Pacific theater.

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