Navy Clears Record Of Gay WWII Vet
Submitted by Mr. Right
Melvin Dwork’s discharged was changed from “undesirable” to “honorable” after 70 years.
“I resented that word ‘undesirable,'” said Dwork, who was expelled in 1944, at the height of the war, and is now a successful interior designer in New York. “That word really stuck in my craw. To me it was a terrible insult. It had to be righted. It’s really worse than ‘dishonorable.’ I think it was the worst word they could have used.”
And finally, after 70 years, he is eligible for previously denied benefits.Click here for reuse options!
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