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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 >>


William N. Eckerson

U.S. Marine Corps 1939–1945

With 20 of his classmates, Bill Eckerson wanted to enlist in the Marines right after the attack on Pearl Harbor, but was sent back to Colgate Co... 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 >>


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 >>


Rolfe H. Smith

U.S. Air Force 1939–1945

Interview discussing Mr. Smith's Army Air Force service as an airplane mechanic and bus driver in Dakar (French West Africa), Algiers (Morocco) ... more >>


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