University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Susan Heuck Allen

Rodney Young’s Other Career


By: Susan Heuck Allen

Mussolini’s invasion of Greece on October 28, 1940 prompted American archaeologists excavating there to act. Rodney Young, a recent Ph.D. who had been digging on a mountain slope overlooking Athens, drove an ambulance for the Greek Red Cross. He supplied first aid stations and picked up wounded soldiers from the Greek campaign, which had pushed […]