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Dec 07, 1941

The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

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1943

Florence Blanchfield became superintendent of the Army Nurse Corps

Other events that happened on or around 1943

1944

The USS West Virginia returned to sea after being rebuilt from the Pearl Harbor attack

Other events that happened on or around 1944

Aug 14, 1945

Japan surrendered to the Allies, effectively ending World War II

Aug 31, 1945

The USS West Virginia led American battleships into Tokyo Bay

Other events that happened on or around August 31, 1945

1945

Florence Blanchfield received the Distinguished Service Medal

Other events that happened on or around 1945

1947

Florence Blanchfield ceased as superintendent of the Army Nurse Corps

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2005

Woody Williams was West Virginia's last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from WWII

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