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After the Wars: Martha Nawrocki

Martha Nawrocki was born outside Detroit, and moved to Phoenix with her family in 1945. She joined the Marine Corps in 1951. At the time, women composed just a small fraction of the Marine Corps, and were often restricted to serving in the continental U.S. Nawrocki says she was thrilled to be one of a tiny number of women Marines who were sent to Pearl Harbor during the Korean War.

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