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Gustavus R. Ide, Jr "Gus"

U.S. Navy 1942–1946

With a degree in engineering, Gustavus (Gus) Ide enlisted in the Navy as an ensign in 1942. After months of indoctrination, Gus was assigned to ... more >>

Kari Otto

U.S. Army 1985–2011

Kari Otto joined the Army in the 1980s as a way to help pay for college. From ROTC at Colorado State University to garrison commander at the U.S... more >>

Lawrence C. Foster

U.S. Navy 1939–1945

Having learned Morse Code and Semaphore in Boy Scout Camp, Larry Foster was a perfect match for Navy Signalmen during World War II. Entering the... 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 >>

Paul Hasgill

U.S. Army 1942–1945

A grandson of a Civil War veteran, Paul Hasgill was raised in Natick. Drafted in December 1942, Hasgill would serve in the U.S. Army as a radio ... more >>

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