Over the last few years, we’ve shared a number of World War II stories with you. With Memorial Day coming up this Monday, we wanted to take a moment to remember everyone who lost their lives during the war and invite you to read some of their stories once more.
HONI KUU OKOLE was shot down on May 21, 1943. The crew did not survive.
The members of 1/Lt. James McGuire’s crew who did not survive their crash landing.
The crew aboard the B-17 nicknamed KA-PUHIO-WELA, shot down during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea.
Maj. Raymond A. Wilkins and his crew crashed in Simpson Harbor on Nov. 2, 1943. This brutal day became known as “Bloody Tuesday.”
Maj. Ralph Cheli and his crew, who were executed by the Japanese after being captured on August 18, 1943.