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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 >>


Brett Conaway

National Guard 2003

While at Roger Williams University, Brett Conaway joined the ROTC program. Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, he was called t... 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 >>


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 >>


Donald Paul Oulton

Military Intelligence 1951–1953

Don Oulton spent nine months of the Korean War as an intelligence and reconnaissance (I&R) scout in the Chorwon Valley. In great detail he talks... more >>


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