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Those who practice to deceive: New Mexico native among those honored for service with World War II's Ghost Army

Albuquerque Journal

Two women look at Ghost Army book

Last month, during ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol, Ghost Army veterans at long last were recognized for their contributions to victory with a Congressional Gold Medal.

Only seven members of the Ghost Army are known to survive, and only three of those attended the ceremonies. Most Ghost Army veterans were honored posthumously. Among the latter was New Mexico native Abelicio Baca Barela.

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