The Log Book have to date been honored with over 100 signatures by veterans, survivors and witnesses from this horrific conflict. Each signature represents a link to a personal fate and story which we endeavor to do justice and present here – this work is in constant progress and may take time to complete.

The below entries are the 4 first signatures and represent the start of the journey.

The signatures to date

At present the below table summarizes the signatures as added to the digital database to-date.

Signee idFirst NameLast NameServiceDate of signature
Signee idFirst NameLast NameServiceDate of signature
1 Shigeaki Mori Hiroshima a-bomb survivor 16 July 2016
2 Corran Purdon British Army 4 August 2016
3 Sidney Knox RAF 31 August 2016
4 Benjamin Ferencz US Army, Prosecutor 25 October 2016
5 James S Campbell US Army Air Corps 3 November 2016
6 Alexander Jefferson USAF 19 December 2016
7 Geoffrey Wellum RAF 7 March 2017
8 Edgar Harrell USMC 21 April 2017
9 Veronica Shingleton-Smith Civilian
10 Arthur Barret RCAF 7 April 2017
11 Lester Schrenk USAF 26 May 2017
12 Reginald Cherubin Colonial Auxiliary Forces
13 Albert Garib Civilian
14 Nesse Godin Holocaust survivor 18 July 2017
15 Wilbur "Jack" Myers US Army 20 July 2017
16 Donald Stratton US Navy 21 July 2017
17 Ken Potts US Navy 21 July 2017
18 Arthur Pendleton USMC 27 July 2017
19 David Bayer Civilian - holocaust survivor. 20 August 2017
20 Marvin Strombo USMC 31 August 2017
21 Harold David Andrews USAF 15 September 2017
22 Victor Gregg British Army 8 October 2017
23 Hildegard Joseph nee Lackmann Civilian 26 October 2017
24 Hans Schonfeld Waffen-SS
25 Friedrich Schreiber Wehrmacht
26 Heinz Rothe Wehrmacht
27 Willy Rieudshagen Kriegsmarine
28 Heinz Rökker Luftwaffe
29 Regine Halm Civilian
30 Dame Vera Lynn Civilian 3 January 2018
31 David Tejada US Army 5 January 2018
32 Haynes Cyril British Army 23 August 2017
33 George "Johnny" Johnson RAF 9 January 2018
34 Mary Ellis Air Transport Auxiliary 21 January 2018
35 Keiichi Kuwahara Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service 21 February 2018
36 James Jolly USMS 8 March 2018
37 William (Bill) Parker US Army 15 March 2018
38 Herman Zeitchik US Army 4 April 2018
39 Lawrence "Larry" Kirby USMC 21 April 2018
40 Theodore "Heck" Bardsley US Army 22 April 2018
41 Douglas Francis Devaux US Air force 28 April 2018
42 Catherine Martindale nee Titley Civilian witness 19 May 2018
43 Richard "Dick" Cole US Airforce 24 June 2018
44 Frank McGovern Royal Australian Navy 22 July 2018
45 Tricia Glensor Royal New Zeeland Air Force 1 August 2018
46 John "Jo" Oliver Lancaster RAF 19 August 2018
47 Frederick "Vic" Bashford RAF 1 September 2018
48 David Craig British Merchant Navy 14 September 2018
49 Helmut Rohsiepe Wehrmacht
50 Heinrich Leuffert Wehrmacht
51 Gunter Neugebauer Wehrmacht
52 Heinz Golinski Waffen-SS
53 Under Review
54 Under Review
55 Richard Neubrech Waffen-SS
56 Rudolf von Ribbentrop Waffen-SS 15 October 2018
57 Douglas Sayles Royal Navy 18 December 2018
58 Tessa Elkington Chambers RAF 4 February 2019
59 Jyotindro Mohon Nag British Army
60 Les Grafton Civilian 7 February 2019
61 Les Rutherford British Army & RAF 19 February 2019
62 Stuart Sinden Royal Marines 1 March 2019
63 Vito Alongi US Navy 29 March 2019
64 Ben Skardon US Army 9 April 2019
65 Clarence Smoyer US Army
66 Harold Billow US Army 18 April 2019
67 Dorris Boland Civilian
68 Elizabeth Johnson US Army 24 June 2019
69 Guy Whidden US Army 29 July 2019
70 Paul Crawford US Army Air Force 31 July 2019
71 Richard 'Dick' Bailey USAAF 30 July 2019
72 Ervin Wendt US Navy 17 August 2019
73 Jan Iwanowski RAF
74 Peter Grose Civilian (Author) 8 September 2019
75 Thomas Keneally Civilian (Author) 8 September 2019
76 Gabriel "Bie" Verlinden Civilian 14 September 2019
77 Sydney "Stevie" Stevens RAF 11 October 2019
78 Nikolai Imchuk Red Army 20 October 2019
79 Nina Mikhailovna Red Army 20 October 2019
85 Louis Graziano US Army 7 December 2019
87 Merle Taylor RCAF
88 Madeline Shavalier RCAMC 2 February 2020