Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By MichaelGySgt. John Basilone 21 years old from Raritan, New Jersey Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division November 4, 1916 - February 19, 1945For extraordinary heroism and conspicuous gallantry in action against enemy Japanese forces, above and beyond the call of duty, while serving ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By MichaelSeaman 1st Class James R. Ward 20 years old from Springfield, Ohio USS Oklahoma September 10, 1921 - December 7, 1941This past Friday marked the 71 anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. One of the ships that was destroyed in the attack was the battleship USS Oklahoma. On board the Oklahoma was a young man ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By MichaelSgt. Darrell Cole 24 years old from Park Hills, Missouri 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines July 20, 1920 - February 19, 1945Sgt. Darrell Cole joined the U.S. Marines in 1941 and appointed to the Field Music School because he knew how to play the French Horn. He wasn't happy with the assignment and applied to be a ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By MichaelSignalman First Class Douglas Munro 22 years old from South Cle Elum, Washington October 11, 1919 - September 27, 1942 Douglas Albert Munro was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada but moved to the United States when his father, a U.S. citizen, moved back to the States for work. He, along with his mother and ...continue reading