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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 >>


John T. Coates

U.S. Marine Corps 1943–1946

Discusses Mr. Coates' service in Hawaii as a U.S. Marine during World War II.... more >>


Warren Griffin

U.S. Marine Corps 1968–1972

Fascinated by the Marines as a young boy, Warren Griffin fulfilled his commitment to help with the war by joining the Corps in August 1968 after... more >>


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 >>


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 >>


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