U.S. Army veteran from Bakersfield served in Iraq in two different wars | Bakersfield life


Some call the Korean War “the forgotten war”, but for US Army veteran Harry Franco, the Gulf War also qualifies.

The Bakersfield resident and North High graduate served in that short, intense war that, in 1991, drove Saddam Hussein’s invading Iraqi forces from neighboring Kuwait.

“The sun was like the moon”

Back to Iraq

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