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WWII veteran, Harold Russell Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them, he was chosen to make an Army training film called "Diary Of A Sergeant". William Wyler saw ...

WWII veteran, Harold Russell Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them, he was chosen to make an Army training film called "Diary Of A Sergeant". William Wyler saw ...

Charles M Russel Art Book Harold McCracken 1957 Cowboy Artist

Charles M Russel Art Book Harold McCracken 1957 Cowboy Artist

Remembering Harold Russell

Remembering Harold Russell, the soldier-actor who won two Oscars for 'Best Years of Our Lives'

Harold Russell

Harold Russell

Keri Russell, Actress: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along with her castmates recorded an album, MMC), she moved to LA to pursue an acting career. She starred in ...

Keri Russell, Actress: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along with her castmates recorded an album, MMC), she moved to LA to pursue an acting career. She starred in ...

Rita Blanche Russell  (Sep. 30, 1916-Jul. 20, 1978)  The 1st wife of Harold Rusell they were married for 34yrs.and had 2 children.. Born in Mass she was only 62 yrs when she died in Framingham

Rita Blanche Russell (Sep. 30, 1916-Jul. 20, 1978) The 1st wife of Harold Rusell they were married for 34yrs.and had 2 children.. Born in Mass she was only 62 yrs when she died in Framingham

Harold Russell holds his two Oscars. Best supporting actor for The Best Years of Our Lives, which is a real gem of a movie, about three WWII vets relearning life at home among civilians....

The Academy Awards through the years

Harold Russell holds his two Oscars. Best supporting actor for The Best Years of Our Lives, which is a real gem of a movie, about three WWII vets relearning life at home among civilians....

Harold Russell: Army-Instructor in the Parachute Corps. In 1944 a defective fuse exploded a charge he was holding as he instructed a demolition squad. Both hands were amputated. He won 2 Oscars for his performance in the film "Best Years of Our Lives" Served 3 terms as the commander of AMVETS.

Harold Russell: Army-Instructor in the Parachute Corps. In 1944 a defective fuse exploded a charge he was holding as he instructed a demolition squad. Both hands were amputated. He won 2 Oscars for his performance in the film "Best Years of Our Lives" Served 3 terms as the commander of AMVETS.

1947 Shirley Temple, Harold Russell & Claude Jarman, Jr. at the Academy Awards

1947 Shirley Temple, Harold Russell & Claude Jarman, Jr. at the Academy Awards

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