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August 23, 1998 | JOE MOZINGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, Remigio Tapia seemed to roll with the ranks in the march of time. In the Depression, the Mexican American lived in migrant camps picking cotton with Dust Bowl refugees in the San Joaquin Valley. Just before World War II, he hung out with the so-called pachucos in Boyle Heights. And in the war, he threw grenades into the hatches of German tanks in the Battle of the Bulge.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1998 | JOE MOZINGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, Remigio Tapia seemed to roll with the ranks in the march of time. In the Depression, the Mexican American lived in migrant camps picking cotton with Dust Bowl refugees in the San Joaquin Valley. Just before World War II, he hung out with the so-called pachucos in Boyle Heights. And in the war, he threw grenades into the hatches of German tanks in the Battle of the Bulge.
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