Lieutenant Commander Clarence R. Gilman

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M-1 Helmet: Lieutenant Commander Clarence R. Gilman (ASN: 267002) Clarence (Charlie) Reginald Gilman was born on April 9, 1921 in Bingham, Maine. He went to the local schools, High school and the University of Maine, Class of 1943, where he majored in Forestry. Then in April 1943 Charlie enlisted in the U.S. Navy and became an Officer. When he completed training at the Naval Mine Warfare school in Virginia, Charlie went to Europe where he was assigned to the Escort … Read More

Captain Karl E. Gardner

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M-1 Helmet: Captain Karl E. Gardner (ASN: O-517410) Karl Edrick Gardner was born on February 11, 1913 in Cook County, Illinois. He received his┬áBachelor of Science degree (B.S.) with highest honors from Purdue University in 1936. Followed by his┬áMaster of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees from Cornell University. He joined the Army in April 1943 and was a doctor who specialized in nutrition. He was assigned as a sanitary officer to the 7th Medical Laboratory. Within that … Read More