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September 30, 2014

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Cpl Don Adams US Marine Corps (1941-1945)

by bfoster2004

yarmyView the Military Service of Actor:

Cpl Don Adams

US Marine Corps

(Served 1941-1945)

Shadow Box: http://marines.togetherweserved.com/profile/184572

Yarmy (Don Adams) was wounded during the Battle of Guadalcanal, nearly dying. He also contracted blackwater fever, a complication of malaria. After his recovery and return to the States he served as a drill instructor. As a Marine Corps drill instructor he was commended by his superiors for being able to exceed the performance of his recruits at every required physical task.

Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also sometimes directed and wrote.

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  1. Peter kirgan
    Nov 28 2019

    Don Adams was a true and living legend he excelled in everything he did and I’m very proud of him although I never knew him he gave me pleasure as smart inspector gadget and the quartermaster may he rest in peace!!!

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