American Heroes - Preserving WWII History
Sgt Floyd Bushaw~Combat Medic~European Theater~5 Campaigns~Two Bronze Star AwardsCPO Carl Hofer~Torpedo Boat Squadron 16~ Radio Operator~Luzon PhillipinesPetty Officer 1st Class Marvin Hofer~on left~Brother Carl is on the right~Fleet Weatherman~Pacific TheaterCorporal Daniel Raymond Ridenour~New Guinea 1944~Colesburg, IowaUSMC~Lowell Phelps
 
John Walter Nixon~WWII AAFHomer Weston Brockmeyer~Ensign U.S. Navy Pilot~Shot down in action over the Japanese fleet on June 20th, 1944.  KIA~Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross and Purple Heart posthumously.TSGT John Eugene  KickbushW.R. AslerRobert Donald WattsGertrude Hazel Ferris~European Theater
Corporal Howard Bushaw~Heavy Artillery~European Theater-Bronze Star AwardVeryl Louis Williams~789th Anti Aircraft Artillery~Departed Boston for Europe on May 13, 1944~Fought in France, Belgium, Holland and Germay in the Norhtern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns~Edgewood, IowaLt Bob Davis~29th Infantry Division~110th Field Artillery~D Day Vet~Omaha Beach~Bronze Star with Cluster~Purple Heart~Captured along with his radioman a few weeks later but quickly escaped and returned to American Lines.Corporal Carl Kriesler~2nd Infantry Division~European Theater~Silver StarLyle and Dorothy Phelps~Was an MP that guarded the Hanford Nuclear Plant that built the Fat Boy Atomic Bomb~Dorothy worked in the plant extracting U234.
 
Harold Benjammin Schenke~Colesburg, Iowa~KIA Jan 11, 1945.Private Floyd Hartbecke~Anti Tank Crewman~103rd Infantry Division~KIA in France on August 14th, 1944~Purple Heart Award.Joseph David Sibley~Cpl~USMC~Wounded in Action 1944Fred Follman~Figi Islands~Bougainville~died of Malaria 1945PFC Travis Edgar Ballard~USAAF~1943-1946Roland louis Handke~5th Army~Italy