People: People, Nov. 29, 1943


Lieut. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., aboard the destroyer Mayrant at a North African port, was decorated with the Silver Star (for gallantry) and the Purple Heart (for wounds). In a heavy enemy air attack on Palermo last August, he had given first aid to two wounded men on the Mayrant's bridge, carried one of them down to a dressing station "with disregard for his own safety" (TIME, Nov. 1). He was wounded in the hand.

Sergeant Peter Brook Saltonstall, somewhere in the South Pacific, gave his old man a break. He had been sending him $25 a month from his Marine pay,...

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