John F. Kennedy's Contribution To World War II

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One of our most influential Presidents John F Kennedy was born on May 29th 1917. As a baby he became known as Jack. While attending Harvard Jack’s father Joseph Kennedy Sr was appointed US Ambassador to England. Correspondence with his father and visits to England exposed Jack to the strife that lead to WW II. His thesis analyzed England’s inaction with Germany prior to the start of WW II. Jack was assigned to the South Pacific during WW II leading a PT Boat. He was awarded medals for leadership when he saved the crew after a crash with an enemy vessel. John F Kennedy was sworn into the presidency of the United States on Jan 20th 1961. He presided over a tumultuous time in American history. The Cold War and Civil Rights Movement
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