Nov 1941

Capture of German Ship, Odenwald by the U.S. Navy

~Laurens Sun, Laurens, Iowa, Thursday, June 21, 1945



"MacArthur Is Made Supreme Commander In Far Pacific"

Arrives in Australia to Take Leadership of All United Nations Arms


Australians Had Requested Commander When Singapore Fell

(By the Associated Press)
General Douglas MacArthur, hero of the 3-months-old battle of the Philippines, has arrived in Austalia to take over the supreme united nations command in the far Pacific, the War Department announced today.
The War Department said General MacArthur’s assignment to the critical Australian theater now imminently threatened with invasion by Japan was requested by the Australian government.  His command will also include the Philippines………….

Source: Carroll, Iowa, Daily Times Herald, March 17, 1942



Iwo Jima




~On Normandy Beachhead

The Rolfe Arrow, Pocahontas County, Aug. 10, 1944



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