Antonio M. Esquivel

By Robin Larson

For Antonio "Tony"M. Esquivel, any romanticized remembrances of youth are tempered with memories of pervasive pre-war segregation in his hometown and the inescapable horror he endured in combat.

"I liked the service because it put a lot of incentive in me," Esquivel said. "I just didn't like the death I witnessed."

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