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Harvey Jacobs

We were assigned to the 497th Bombardment Squadron of the 344th Bombardment Group located at Stansted, Bishops Stortford. Towards April and May, we were instrumental in creating havoc in German transportation system by hitting more and more marshalling yards plus...

CPL Albert Ellsworth Boothroyd

Corporal Boothroyd was a member of Headquarters and Service Battery, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while defending the withdrawal of U.S. Army forces near Kunu-ri, North Korea against overwhelming Chinese forces on...

SPAR Dolores (Denfeld) Schubilske

When Dolores (Denfeld) Schubilske enlisted in the Coast Guard, the United States was already into its third year of World War II. Bloody battles were being fought throughout Europe and the Pacific while hundreds of thousands of men were giving their lives in different...

CPT Humbert Roque “Rocky” Versace

Many believe that Captain Rocky Versace epitomizes all that the U.S. Military Academy at West Point stands for and lived by the code of ‚ÄúDuty, Honor, Country.” Capt. Versace was a Special Forces officer who was executed by the Viet Cong while being held as a...

CPT Charles Oualline

I am sure every aviator remembers his first combat mission, and I am no exception. It was nothing extraordinary, except that it was my first time. In hindsight, the mission was almost prophetic in addressing the futility of the war as we were allowed to fight it. My...