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Updated: 12/07/2013 08:00:01AM

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SUN PHOTO BY DON MOORE

At 92, former Lt. Jean Clough lives atf Village on the Isle retirement home in Venice.


PHOTO BY MARY AUENSON

At 92 former Lt. Jean Clough of Venice on the Isle retirement home can still fit into her WW II nurses uniform. She was the guest speaker at the Clyde Lassen VFW Post in Englewood on Veteran’s Day earlier this year.

By DON MOORE

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On this date, Dec. 7, in 1941, Japan bombed the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, setting in motion the United States’ entry into World War II.

Jean Moody Clough, a resident of Village on the Isle in Venice, was still in nursing school. When she graduated in 1942, she joined the Army Nurses Corp. By then, World War II was well underway and America and its allies were barely holding their own in the fight against the Axis Powers — Germany, Japan and Italy.

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