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Haverhill WWII veteran shares memories of a long escape

John Katsaros’s adventures in World War II seem like something straight out of a Hollywood movie.

For now, his story is told in a book he wrote four years ago called “Code Burgundy — The Long Escape.” It is the basis for talks he now gives regularly at schools, colleges, and community organizations.

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