Best Friends My 37MM Gun Crew (Picture is on the front of my book) Robert Flager Joe Harrison Bart Taylor James Garvey Oley Giles (gun Captain) Robert (Red) Lindsay - friend George Goebel - friend
Best Moment Standing in line to get ice cream.
Worst Moment Being on the ship 47 days, deciding to land on Saipan or Guam. Landing and getting in Higgins Boat for the invasion of Guam. Hiting coral rock and pulling 37MM under water to the beach.
Chain of Command First Provisional Marine Brigade Commander - Brigadier General Lemuel. C. Shepherd Unit location - Eniwetok, Marianas Islands to Guam, Marianas Islands
MOSs are 504 Anti-Tank Gunner and 060 Field Cook
Other Memories We were dumped off on a small atoll to air the ship and to get our land legs. We got to dive off the ship to swim, it was very HOT. We were in the Marshall Islands.