At the Rohna Memorial Dedication at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, near Seales, Alabama, on May 30, 1996, John Fievet, survivor and president of the Rohna Survivors Memorial Association, remarked to the assemblage, “I am sure that I speak for the many other survivors when I promise that we will continue to search for those who lost loved ones, to let them know the truth.”
This page contains the names of the men who perished in the Rohna disaster. They are presented here to honor and remember them and to imprint them into American history.
This page contains the names of the men, living and dead, known to have survived the Rohna bombing and aftermath. These survivors are presented here to be publicly acknowledged.
At this time less than half of the names of the 120 man USS Pioneer crew have been located for posting and honoring on our web site. With time we are committed and confident we will add to the roster.
Thirty-seven Red Cross workers, along with American troops, boarded a Liberty ship bound for Oran, Algiers in North Africa. Their mission: provide services to troops in the China-Burma-India theater of the war.
This page is especially provided for those who are searching for information about a loved one and/or may have made a connection with one of the names on our casualty list, and are seeking more information.