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Pleasanton Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - June 3, 2011

France honors Pleasanton man for his part in liberation

Paratrooper recalls feats that earned him two Bronze Stars

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Robert L. Vannatter admits the job doesn't sound too appealing: to jump out of an airplane on top of the enemy. But the paratroopers who spoke to the new Army recruits in 1942 made it sound good.

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