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Richard Golden Watt – U.S. Army Air Corps

By | 2018-04-16T17:02:50+00:00 April 16th, 2018|General|

Staff Sergeant Watt was part of the 20th Pursuit Squadron stationed in the Philippines. He was a Prisoner of War in Camp Cobanatuan. He died June 29,1942 from starvation, exposure, pellagra, and dysentery brought on from being part of the Bataan Death March.

Willard Reed Larson – U.S. Army Air Corps

By | 2018-04-16T17:00:59+00:00 April 16th, 2018|General|

He was part of a crew of B-24 Liberator based in England. Their target 4/29/1944 was Essen, Germany (the ballbearing capital of Germany). After completing their bombing mission, they were returning to England when their plane was shot down near Dumner Lake in Germany. His crew and plane were never found. The date was the [...]

Marston J. Stokes – U.S. Army

By | 2018-04-16T16:59:30+00:00 April 16th, 2018|General|

He was a member of Company “D” 180th Regiment 1” Infantry Division. He was an ammunition handler with 8-mm mortar section and was carrying ammunition to his guns. The section was cut off from the main body be an enemy combat patrol and in the battle, which ensued, Marston was seriously wounded. Although given medical [...]

Dwight Henery Woonsood – U.S. Army

By | 2018-04-16T16:58:04+00:00 April 16th, 2018|General|

He volunteered for the service in February 1942 and participated in most of the major battles in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Belgium, and France. He was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. He was Discharged in August 1945 but re-enlisted July 17,1946. On November 16th of that year while stationed in Camp Gordon, Ga, [...]

Orin Dewey Snow – U.S. Navy

By | 2018-04-04T16:40:15+00:00 April 4th, 2018|General|

He was an aviation ordinance man Second Class and a member of a bombing squadron when he was on duty somewhere in the Atlantic. On August 7, 1943 his plane went down in the North Sea. Only one body was recovered – It was not Dewey’s.

Conrad D. Steffen – U.S. Air Force

By | 2018-04-04T15:50:42+00:00 April 4th, 2018|General|

Flight Officer Steffen was part of the 367th Fighter Group 393rd Fighter Squadron. He was the squadron leaders “wing man”. During a dog fight with Goerings “Yellow Nose” squadron, the squadron leader was shot down so Conrad was isolated when he was killed over Erfurt, Germany on April 5, 1945. He flew a p-47 Thunderbelt.