SGT Jack Herman

Jack Herman grew up in Gary, Indiana. During the early days of World War II, he attended high school and was able to get a job in the local steel mills due to the boom in wartime production. When he turned 17, Herman decided to join the service and signed up to train...

PVT Robert L. Weidert

I waded ashore on Omaha Beach in “Normandy, France” on June 6, 1944 from a landing craft Infantry. I was in the 29th Div, 115 Inf. Reg. Company E, Heavy Weapons. We fought through the hedge country to capture St. Lo and the Brest Peninsula. The fighting...

Cpl. Robert H. Brandes

Cpl. Robert H. Brandes was assigned to Headquarters company, 3rd Batallion, 5th PCT, 24th Inf. Div. He is pictured here as he feeds some of his “C” rations to an abandoned waif he found upon entering an empty Korean farmhouse. We honor you, Robert Brandes....

Doyle I. Zirkle

Doyle I. Zirkle was born at Mabie, Randolph County, West Virginia, to parents Eugene and Ella Margaret Wiseman Zirkle. Eugene and Ella’s busy household consisted of six children: Myrtle, Murrell, and Russell came before Doyle. Clarence (some records list him as...

James Clarence Adams

James Clarence Adams was born September 3, 1947, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, to Lawrence and Eva Cage Adams. He had two sisters. James graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1965 and worked for his father at the Stoney Corner Service Station and at the J.C....