I'd also like to learn more of them
At the rebuilt Shuri Castle.
I have seen many different stories about the flag raising at Shuri Castle. After a brutal battle at Wana Ridge, my grandfathers next objective was...
Engineer70. I just took my grandfather back to Okinawa for the 70th Anniversary. It was culture shock! The Okinawans and Japanese were absolutely...
I'm on Instagram. Pm me I have a lot of pics and a few videos of him on there. Once I get some real time I will write a little story on him
This is just what I was told by a Polish man. He also told me German propaganda re-wrote a lot of history
I recorded a few stories in Okinawa.
There was always fighting in Warsaw all the way up to the Uprising. He had to give his speech in Danzig (Gdańsk) instead.
He will only talk in the bar over some beers. Will not just talk to anyone. Stars and Stripes were supposed to interview him in Okinawa but the...
Too bad you can't get there except by permission. Grandpas friend went there and didn't get much time at all at the top monument
Hitler wanted to give his victory speech in Warsaw but he couldn't. Warsaw wasn't taken until 44. Nice video
Photo I took on Sugar Loaf. Find it there by the big water tower in its pinnacle. Not a very good pic but it looks nothing like it did.
They hit it plenty. Digging deep into ridges and using huge tombs to hide in. I know they didn't anticipate most of the Japanese to hold up down...
I have many Polish friends that moved here I could ask.
Brutal battle. Awesome video. Gramps was there. Said airfield was the worst he saw in the war. 1st Marine
Here's a photo.
I know my grandfather relieved the 27th on Kakazu Ridge on Okinawa. They were ripped up pretty bad gramps said. 700 men were lost on one day alone...
He talks about it with me anytime I ask. Just took him back to Okinawa last summer. As he got older he talked a lot more.