Hudson WWII vet remembers fallen comrades from Iwo Jima
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
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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Flags of Our Fathers: The story of the American flag raising on Iwo Jima is recalled by director Clint Eastwood in this 2006 drama (8 pm AMC), followed at 11 by Eastwood's “Letters From Iwo Jima,” which tells the Japanese side of the story.