A call from Texas

Posted on August 20, 2005 by

So, I needed to know: was Fred Miles actually assigned to 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery?  And if so, what camp did he end up with in Japan?  It looks like most of the battalion ended up going to Burma, where they were essentially enslaved, building what became known as the “Death Railway” across, Read More

The Lost Battalion

Posted on August 20, 2005 by

Having never met my grandfather, I never really knew any details of his World War II experience.  He died the year I was born (I think) or shortly afterward. My Dad emailed me a couple of weeks ago when all the news was on about the 60th anniversary of the end of the war. , Read More