Marie Cody served in the U.S. Navy WAVES during World War II.
Correspondence from Donald M. Downey to Cody, 1945-1946; Downey's other correspondence, 1937-1946, 1956-1959, n.d.; Miscellaneous newsletter and newspaper clippings, ca. 1940.
Marie Cody was stationed in Washington, D.C., and California as a member of the U.S. Navy WAVES. At that time, she was engaged to pilot Larry Downey, who went missing in action. Cody later began a relationship with Larry's brother Donald through correspondence.