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Dorothy Cordier - World War II

Dorothy Cordier is the wife of George Cordier, a Marine veteran of the Pacific theater in WW II. George Cordier went off to basic training at Parris, Island, South Carolina while Dorothy stayed at home with their son Richard. George started the war as a signal corps wireman assigned to the 3rd Marine Division, and was injured during the landings at Guam in 1944.

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Dorothy

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Sep 24, 1941

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George Cordier at Marine boot camp.

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George with his son Richard following Marine boot camp.

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George

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George

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Camp Lejeune, NC

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George Cordier's photo taken after Marine basic training.

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George and his commo (communication squad) buddies taken at Guadalcanal. George is in the front row, third from left.

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Guadalcanal

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George awaits being awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained at Guam.

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George wearing his Purple Heart.

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George, circa 1955, with a streetcar he drove in West Hollywood.

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West Hollywood

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1955

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George next to his bus in Canton, Ohio in 1941.

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Canton, Ohio

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1941

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George, circa 2005, with memorabilia from his days as a Marine.

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2005

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