Pete J. Peter – Venetie

During the 1964 earthquake I was only (1) years old in the village of Venetie. My grandfathers told me they felt the quake even there. My late father; Noah Peter a SFC in the Alaska Army National Guard (30 years) with Alaskan native units were training in Anchorage-Ft. Richardson at the time and said it was horrible. They had to guard all the cash vaults in the banks which were torn open. He was eating in the cafeteria when his table just took off to the other side of the room. I too retired 23 years in the same battalion. He also said a nice old spiritual woman who helped with food later had her whole house intact while others around her tore apart.

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