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Monica Conter Benning Collection

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Monica Conter Benning Collection

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Name:
Monica Conter Benning
State of Birth:
FL
Home State:
FL
Gender
Female
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Nurse Corps
Location of Service
Hickam Air Force Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Florida; Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC
Battles/Campaigns
Pearl Harbor
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran 's service during the bombing of Pearl Harbor is honored at the Hickam Air Force Base with a plaque. Veteran's romance with her future husband, Lt. Barney Benning, is the basis of the love story between Kate Beckinsale and Ben Affleck in the movie "Pearl Harbor."

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [5 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Martha Hammond
Contributor:
Jonathan Scalone
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Hope HealthCare Services
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/74157
Subjects:
Benning, Monica Conter
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Monica Conter Benning Collection
(AFC/2001/001/74157), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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