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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