U.S. Navy 1943–1946


Edward Brennan, who was born and raised in Natick, enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and trained as a pharmacists mate. He served on the USS La Prade, a destroyer escort, in the Pacific Theater, including Guam, Saipan, the Marshall Islands and Okinawa. He saw the destruction of Nagasaki shortly after the atomic bomb drop.


Ned Brennan, middle


The USS LaPrade
Cover of the USS LaPrade newsletter


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