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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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


Roland W. Gendron

U.S. Marine Corps 1950–1953

In 1950, Roland Gendron quit school at 17 and enlisted in the Marines. Amphibious warfare training at Camp LeJeune and learning discipline prepa... more >>


Maurice Rockett

U.S. Army 1942–1946

Fascinated with flying, Maurice Rockett entered the Army Air Force in 1942 and after lengthy training he and his crew were shipped to England he... more >>


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