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Rose Dewing Young

U.S. Army 1943–1945

Fresh out of nursing school, Rose Dewing Young enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps in 1943 and served in England, France and Belgium, researching a... more >>


Mary Ellen Crawford Ames

Red Cross 1941–1945

After graduating from Wellesley College in 1940, Mary Ellen Crawford Ames, like many of her classmates, wanted to follow their college president... more >>


Richard Doran "Dick"

U.S. Navy 1941–1945, 1951–1953

Richard Doran decided to volunteer for the Navy in his senior year of high school and after four weeks of basic training in Bainbridge, Md., was... more >>


Larry F. Kirby

U.S. Marine Corps 1942–1945

Larry Kirby enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942, shortly after he graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Brookline. Trained as a reconna... more >>


Thomas J. Hudner

U.S. Navy 1946–1953

Graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1946, Hudner was assigned to a cruiser north of Shanghai as a ship's signal officer. Receiving his wings... more >>


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