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The Gazette, Phoenix, AZ

Saturday, June 1, 1985

Walter Courts, a former World War II P.O.W. from Mesa, Ariz., was preparing to shower in his motor home when a man with a pistol entered, bound and robbed him and started driving the vehicle. Courts untied himself, got a gun and told his abductor to get out. The man jumped out while the motor home was still moving.

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