Hudson WWII vet remembers fallen comrades from Iwo Jima


<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/91499534@N00/7269483938/" title="Iwo Jima Memorial by ehpien, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7242/7269483938_4ceb67cfd9.jpg" width="500" height="433" alt="Iwo Jima

The National Museum of the Marine Corps juts across the sky like the flag raised at Iwo Jima, with its steel spire buttressed like the upraised arms of Marines atop Mount Suribachi. The architecture is also reminiscent of an artillery gun,

Joseph Colley shared his experience from the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II for the Carroll History Project. Colley was born Feb. 26, 1925 and graduated from Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. in 1943. An online service is needed to view

starts at 10 am at Elm and Florence streets, proceeds to Main Street, to Punchard Avenue and Bartlet Street, ending with a ceremony at The Park, near town offices, 36 Bartlet St. Grand marshal is Thomas Busta, a World War II veteran of Iwo Jima.

The 87-year-old World War II veteran joined the Navy at age 17 and by 19, he was in the Battle of the Bulge in Iwo Jima as a member of the 133rd Naval Construction Battalion, the Seabees. To this day, he remembers his fallen comrades during the battle

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