Unity Christian: Veterans

Greta Grond, Librarian

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Greta Grond
DeWitt Learning Commons
1st Floor, Room 107

Welcome Unity Students

 Photograph courtesy of James Schaap.

We are glad you are visiting us today to begin your research into lives of local World War II veterans. There are many different and varied stories to be uncovered in your historical exploration! This guide will direct you to the various resources available to you at Northwestern College.


Captain Ralph Mouw

Ralph Mouw (1919-2009) spent a little over two years in training in the United States and was commissioned as an Artillery Officer. In 1942, he deployed to England to prepare for the D-day invasion. Mouw came ashore on Utah Beach, Normandy, France and spent 140 straight days in combat status.