Signees

Ervin Wendt

The stories and witness accounts told by the individual signers of TLBP are all incredible in their own ways. With some we have the privilege of a very accommodating grandson to patiently assist and answer [Read more]

Signees

Vito V Alongi

Vito V Alongi had a ringside seat to witness the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. Standing one of the massive turrets he saw the Japanese delegation sign [Read more]

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James Jolly

JAMES JOLLY – USMS, Ensign On 10 March 1942, German submarine U-161 entered Castries and torpedoed 2 ships, the Lady Nelson and the Umtata. James Jolly arrived in St. Lucia in June 1942 as a [Read more]

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David Tejada

DAVID TEJADA – 12th Signal Company, Philippine Scouts. Survivor of the POW Bataan Death March and Camp O’Donnell. On 26 July 1941, the combined defense forces in the Philippines were organized into the US Army [Read more]

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Marvin Strombo

MARVIN STROMBO – 2nd Marines Div, 6th Regimental Scouts and Snipers, Veteran of Tarawa, Tinian and Saipan. Marvin Strombo was born was born into a Montana ranching family; one of seven children. He graduated from [Read more]

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Arthur Pendleton

ARTHUR PENDLETON – Corporal, 1st Marine Division (Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Division) On 2 January 1942, at age 20, Arthur found himself among a small group of recruits headed to Paris Island, South Carolina, [Read more]

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Edgar Harrell

EDGAR HARRELL – Corporal USMC, Survivor USS Indianapolis (CA-35) The story of the USS Indianapolis is perhaps one of the more publicized events of WWII due to various films and popular culture (Jaws). The islander in me has [Read more]