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The photo of Emma De Haven-Gleason-Berger was taken at the Republic Picture Studios just after she had enlisted in the Army. She had been previously employed at the studio and had gone in for the day to visit some of her coworkers. Courtesy photo

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Local WWII veteran selected for Honor Flight in November

Picture this - October, 1943 - Philadelphia, PA - a 5-foot, 1-inch, 90-pound girl eager to "drop anchor" in the U.S. Navy sitting in a dingy, little Navy recruiting office, sparsely decorated with Uncle Sam and Buy War Bonds posters.

Tease photo

Local WWII veteran selected for Honor Flight in November

Picture this - October, 1943 - Philadelphia, PA - a 5-foot, 1-inch, 90-pound girl eager to "drop anchor" in the U.S. Navy sitting in a dingy, little Navy recruiting office, sparsely decorated with Uncle Sam and Buy War Bonds posters.