Saturday, April 19, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 15, 1943: MAC ARTHUR SAYS BIG JAP FLEET NEAR TRUK

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The Johnstown Tribune - April 15, 1943
Soldier Names:
Evelyn Burnski
Francis Pisarski
Cpl. Mike Zugrovich Jr
Elda Kuchenbrod
Carl Gloor
Pvt. Clarence Miller
Richard Walters 
Don Shumaker
Ed Semich
Cpl. Joe Vitale
Pvt. Francis Hill
Robert Nelson
Sim Stiffler
Pvt. Alfred Queer
Pfc. Earl Gustafson
Pvt. Thomas Rowe
Pfc. Francis Alberter
Sec. Lt. Walt Olson
Winfield Powell
Cpl. Ernest Braillier
Pvt. John Griffith
Sam Baker
Cpl. Noah Shendon
Sgt. William Escherich
Pvt. Robert Goff
James Gates
Edwin Frye
Pvt. Robert Heichel
Pvt. Patsy DiBinaldo
Pvt. Robert Felix
Tech. Sgt. Dan Yakulich
Mike Yakulich
Ralph Burkhardt
James Harshberger
Sgt. Russ Gindlesperger
James Gindlesperger
Sgt. Don Lavely
Pfc. Don McCurdy
Cadet Don Letizia
Cadet William Nenstiel

Monday, April 14, 2014

April 14, 1943: ALLIED FORCES NOW FACING ROMMEL'S MOUNTAIN LINE...

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The Johnstown Tribune - April 14, 1943
George McLaughlin
Richard Buck
John Sottile
Ben Hughill
Pauline Leba
Julia Erdler
Mike Kohan
John Jurasek
Steve Jurasek
Frank Jurasek
Note: The Dr. Victor Heiser mentioned on the front page was from Johnstown. His parents had a store on Washington Street when the '89 Flood hit. He was heading to the barn and saw the wave of water heading straight towards the city. Being a teenager at the time of the flood - he later studied medicine - becoming a very famous doctor who wrote a couple of books. One of which deals with the flood.

Saturday, April 12, 2014