Gene Morse

 
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Gene Morse

Navy - WWII

Story

Gene Morse enlisted in the United States Navy at 17 years old in January of 1945, finding assignment to the premier ship in the Navy, the USS Missouri. Gene spent the last year of the War cruising around the Pacific, pummeling the last remnants of the Japanese Empire. On September 2nd, 1945, Gene stood aboard the Mighty Mo, dressed neatly white, while the Japanese officially surrendered in Tokyo Bay.

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