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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