Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Fay Shulman enlisted as a WAVE (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II. After hospital training, she was assigned to Bremerton Naval Hospital in Washington state.

During the Civil War, Leopold Karpeles was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for rallying the troops during the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia. In 1890, on the stationary of the newly formed Medal of Honor Legion, he wrote a letter concerning his military pension.

After America entered the war, Gichner Ironworks converted to producing war materials. When the company received an award in 1943 for exceptional efficiency and production, Henry Gichner said: “Let’s keep right on going until we get the V-Flag for Victory!” Gift of Isabelle Gichner.