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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 >>


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 >>


James C. Foley

U.S. Marine Corps 1966–1968

Jim Foley joined the Marine Corps in early 1966 because he wanted adventure. He was sent to Vietnam, where he served with the 3rd Marine Divisio... more >>


Grace E. Kimball

U.S. Navy 1939–1945

Interview discussing Ms. Kimball's service in the U.S. Navy's WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) program during World War II... more >>


Connie Nippert Walsh

U.S. Navy 1961–1975

Interview discussing Ms. Walsh's service as a Lieutenant in the US Navy Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War, focusing particularly on her experie... more >>


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