Richard, unassisted, moved injured troops from the beach to a medical evacuation center and returned immediately to the combat area to continue in assisting the wounded.
During continual attacks by a larger enemy force, Bobby repeatedly exposed himself to enemy fire in an effort to keep his unit from becoming overrun. He died protecting his friends.
Walter was a co-pilot on a B-24 Liberator He participated in over 50 missions - including missions over the dreaded Ploesti Oil Fields.
Richard Aspinall Hawley Jr. was born on July 12, 1944, to Richard Aspinall and Janet Peters Haley who then lived in Birmingham, Alabama. Richard was on of four children. His family later moved to southeastern Pennsylvania, where Richard spent mo...
Sgt. Burton lost his life while leading his troops against a larger body of heavily armed and entrenched enemy forces near the village of Ngoc Kinh in the Song Vu Gia valley.
...Robert was in the midst of heavy fighting and was reported missing on November 8, 1950. He was captured and held as Prison of War...
"...he was engaged in hand-to-hand fighting soon after he arrived. He took part in some of the toughest fighting of the war, up until the time he was killed in hand-to-hand combat at Trilri, Korea, on Sept. 12, 1951..."
...a Japanese suicide boat snuck in under the cover of darkness, and hit the ship. The tremendous detonation caused by the explosives in the suicide boat, combined with mortar ammunition and fuel on the ship caused it to sink in about six minutes.