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James Sam Agostinelli

U.S. Navy 1942–1947

James "Sam" Agostinelli graduated from Natick High School in 1937 and enlisted in the Navy in 1942 "to see the world." In his six years of servi... more >>


Brett Conaway

National Guard 2003

While at Roger Williams University, Brett Conaway joined the ROTC program. Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, he was called t... more >>


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 >>


James C. Alvord

U.S. Army 1939–1945

Discusses Mr. Alvord's World War II service as a heavy machine gunner in the 473rd Infantry Regiment in Europe and the Pacific.... more >>


Vincent Purple "Bill"

U.S. Air Force 1942–1951

Vincent J. “Bill” Purple grew up in Athol, in north central Massachusetts. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, and would learn how to fly... more >>


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