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Emerson Stamps

U.S. Army 1943–1946

Emerson Stamps was born in Arkansas, the son of sharecroppers and grandson of slaves. After his father died, he was sent to Kansas to live with ... 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 >>


Charles R. Rogers

U.S. Army 1941–1946

Charles Rogers joined the U.S. Army in December 1941, right after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Trained as an artillery officer, Rogers woul... 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 >>


Thomas W. Crosby, Jr.

U.S. Army 1967–1971

Finishing graduate school and the Peace Corps, Tom Crosby was given a choice between going for his PhD, or the service. Twenty-four year old Tom... more >>


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