By J. Tomney, FDR Presidential Library volunteer. The sons and daughters of thousands of American families heeded the call to serve their country during World War II. The four sons of America’s First Family were counted among those that served with distinction and honor for the duration of the war. The Roosevelt boys – Jimmy, … Continue reading Sons of the Commander in Chief: The Roosevelt Boys in World War II
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Elliott Roosevelt's Army Air Force Service Dress Uniform (MO 2005.16.1-2) All four of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s sons served in America’s armed forces during World War II. Elliott was an Army Air Corps reconnaissance pilot in the North Atlantic and Europe. He eventually achieved the rank of brigadier general. Franklin Jr. and John both … Continue reading From the Museum
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