A bit of history that includes Marilyn Monroe, DiMaggio and the Pentagon

Sixty-two years ago this month, actress Marilyn Monroe and her husband visited troops in Korea on a goodwill mission. Her husband, of course, was Yankees outfielder and Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio.

Monroe was issued a Pentagon ID card for the trip to Korea, and the ID lists her married name: DiMaggio. Check it out:

Marilyn Monroe was only her stage name. She was born Norma Jeane Mortenson.

Monroe and DiMaggio were married only very briefly; they wed in January 1954 and divorced in 1955.

(Photo via @BeschlossDC)

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