1950s: National Guard Company F

1950s: National Guard Company F

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1950s: Droves of Emmett youngsters got the situation well in hand last Wednesday when National Guard Company “F” rolled into town with a U.S. Army tank in quest of recruits for an all-Emmett platoon for the 116th Mechanized Cavalry at Caldwell. They polished the long barrel of its 75 mm gun with the seats of their pants and sighted the .50 caliber machine gun at Dewey’s portrait across the street at Republican headquarters while T/4 Joe Lytle, left, looked on indulgently and Emmett’s Pvt. Alfred Moeller and Cpl. Johnny Irwin turned their backs.

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