People: People, Sep. 14, 1942

War Effort

Major Kermit Roosevelt, son of the late Teddy, took part in his first action against the Japs—a reconnaissance flight over Kiska. Back home, his 20-room manor at Oyster Bay, L.I., was opened as a convalescent home for torpedoed merchant seamen. Mrs. Henry A. Wallace, reviewing a parade of WAACs at Fort Des Moines, congratulated the leader of the winning group of marchers so successfully that Margaret M. Wheatley burst into tears. Emily Bradley Saltonstall, daughter of Massachusetts' Governor, enlisted in the WAVES in Boston as an apprentice seaman. Alfred Ryder,...

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