George Heron - WWII Veteran

George Heron served as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy in Africa, Italy and the Pacific during World War II.

PHM1C - LST 609 - APA 28 Charles Carroll

Hometown: Salamanca, New York

These are the stories of the veterans of Western New York as told in their own voices.

Duration: 01:14:07

George talks about ...

  1. Preface
  2. CC Camps
  3. Enlistment
  4. Training
  5. North Africa
  6. Norfolk, NA
  7. Deployment
  8. Torpedo
  9. Sicily
  10. Solerno
  11. Sicily
  12. Donald Blacksnake
  13. LST 609
  14. Sightseeing 7th
  15. MacArthur!
  16. Kamikazes
  17. Five Minutes
  18. Mountain Guns
  19. Coral Road
  20. Okinawa
  21. 2nd Citation
  22. Disease
  23. Medical Alcohol
  24. Penicillin
  25. Going Home

Credits

Interviewer: Vince Oliverio
Project: "WWII: The Stories of the Veterans of Western New York" on Vince's YouTube Channel.

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