Last Living Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Marine To Visit

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The Ursinus College History Department presents a visit by Hershel “Woody” Williams, 93, a World War II veteran (3rd Marine Div.) who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for bravery in combat, for his actions on February 23, 1945, during the battle for the Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima near the end of WWII. Read More»


Two Seniors Win for Papers at History Honor Society

Congratulations to Andrea Kuhn 2014 and Julia Glauberman 2014, who both won prizes for best papers in their categories at the Eastern PA conference of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society, at Shippensburg University on April 5th. Read More»