65th Commemorative Statue Group, undated

Brown, Ivan W.
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Includes a replica of the head of the enlisted serviceman in the commemorative statue and a photograph of the statue located in the grassy area off Duke Medicine Circle. The statue recognizes the service of all Duke men and women that have served in the armed forces for the United States, and, in particular, it represents the doctors and nurses from Duke who staffed, along with enlisted servicemen, the 65th General Hospital in the England during WWII. The statue, created by Stephen H. Smith in bronze, was commissioned by the Duke Endowment with additional funding provided by The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation for the corpsman running to their aid. It was dedicated on October 26, 2002 with the surviving members of the 65th General Hospital in attendance. Materials are undated.


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