Remembrance of Things Past University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries May 28, 2021 On Memorial Day, the university honors those who have died serving in the United States military. Here is a photo from 1941 of Columbia University World War II midshipmen. Columbia’s students and graduates have participated in every major military conflict in which the United States has been involved and, sadly, some of them are among the fallen. Learn more about members of the Columbia community who have served in the U.S. military. Photo of the Week is a feature of Columbia News that captures moments from around the University as a way to virtually bring our community together. See all the photos from the series here. Have a great photo of Columbia? Tag @columbia on your Instagram post.