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Old 05-14-2017, 02:49 PM
 
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An impressive story, especially for her times.

Florence Finch, Unsung War Hero Who Took On Japanese, Dies at 101
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/u...-war-hero.html
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Old 05-14-2017, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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I'm glad her story got out.
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Old 05-14-2017, 08:08 PM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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An impressive story, especially for her times.
Thanks for sharing... Yes, an impressive story.

Another article by the Coast Guard:

Florence Ebersole Smith Finch, USCGR (W)
Coast Guard SPAR decorated for combat operations during World War II
By William H. Thiesen, Ph.D.
U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian

https://www.uscg.mil/history/people/...ceFinchBio.asp
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Old Today, 03:22 PM
 
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brave and amazing woman. I salute her.
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