Fifty years ago, the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation responded to the entry of the
United States into World War II in 1941 with personnel and programs designed to help
expedite the conclusion of hostilities. Several Mayo staff members and residents had
commissions in the reserve corps of the army or navy, and 63 had already left for
active duty before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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