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Official Army Photo in 1942

Norris Zane Nathews

Jefferson, AL
Born 1921
Montevallo, AL, United States
Died 2013


He served in Northern Africa and Italy in 1942 and 1943. He was involved in horrific battles during his time in Italy that scarred him for the rest of his life.Even though Zane always carried this burden, he still managed to live a good life. Zane married Emma Dean Huston in 1951, and they lived and raised two children, Bill and Ann, in Montevallo. He owned and operated Zane's Men's Shop in downtown Montevallo from 1960 until he retired in 1986. He died on May 23, 2013 of natural causes.


Bronze Star Medal

Military Rank

Second Lieutenant

Years of Service


Wars, Campaigns, & Battles

World War II
The Italy Campaign
Battle of Anzio