Alvin P. (Bud) Izbicky: Demolitions Expert

2018-06-01T21:10:22-05:00

“There was an unexploded Japanese torpedo on the beach in Saipan, and they wanted a volunteer. All the other guys were much older than I was and nobody wanted to volunteer, so they volunteered me,”

Alvin P. (Bud) Izbicky: Demolitions Expert2018-06-01T21:10:22-05:00

Michael M. Bosak, Jr.: The Marine that “couldn’t type” advises “Live Life”

2018-06-01T21:13:05-05:00

At first, along with his BAR fire team, Michael worked as a stretcher bearer. This was his first experience caring for anyone who was wounded. Michael recalled carrying many seriously wounded soldiers down the mountainous terrain while live fire battles were continuing. He and others would carry the stretchers to the awaiting helicopters where they were met by medical teams.

Michael M. Bosak, Jr.: The Marine that “couldn’t type” advises “Live Life”2018-06-01T21:13:05-05:00

William Adams: Youthful work pays off

2018-04-03T10:42:50-05:00

When the Marine Corps asked for soldiers to volunteer to fight in Korea, Bill stepped forward. He and approximately 5,000 other Marines boarded a Merchant Marine vessel and headed to Korea.

William Adams: Youthful work pays off2018-04-03T10:42:50-05:00

Jess B. Holcomb: A life-saving Bible

2017-08-05T11:37:33-05:00

Jess Holcomb served in Korea and was part of the second landing near Inchon. He received three Purple Hearts because he was 'shot once and blown up twice.'

Jess B. Holcomb: A life-saving Bible2017-08-05T11:37:33-05:00

Bernard Ogarek: Hollywood Marine

2017-07-10T22:38:37-05:00

U.S. Marine Corps  Korean War   Chicago, IL [...]

Bernard Ogarek: Hollywood Marine2017-07-10T22:38:37-05:00

Frank Chrzan: Too young to serve

2017-07-10T22:45:36-05:00

U.S. Marine Corps  World War II   Mt Prospect, [...]

Frank Chrzan: Too young to serve2017-07-10T22:45:36-05:00