Pete Longstreth entered the US Navy in January 1945 and served abord the destroyers USS Rowan (DD-782) as a fireman and the USS Rogers (DD-876) as a deckhand which were part of General William Halsey’s fleet. Pete sailed as far as Tokyo Bay, Japan and Okinawa but traveled across the South Pacific during his time in the Navy before leaving in 1947.

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