Stories

Stories from Rohna Survivors and their Kin

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A Score to Settle – Stanley A. Drajewicz

We received this letter from Kaitlin Drajewicz, the granddaughter of Stanley Drajewicz who was a member of the 322nd fighter control ...
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Nels Quam

When World War II broke out Nels Quam was 49 years old. He had served in the military in World ...
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Convoys Never Stop

From an Interview Of Aaron Weinstein and Jeff Sparks by Adrienne Moore - Public Relations Department, American Red Cross Part ...
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Harrell Jones, The Red-headed Sailor

One crewman, Harrell Jones of the Pioneer, remembered by many survivors for his bravery, was affectionately labeled “the red-headed sailor.” ...
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Marvin Marx

The following story was written by Marvin Marx, survivor (deceased) and was donated by his son Michael Marx. THE REAL ...
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Charles J. Williams

Thanks to Charles J. Williams of Orina, California for sharing his experience in the ROHNA sinking. Charles has recently found ...
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Andy Fetsko

Thanks to Andy Fetsko for contributing the following story of his experience with the 31st Signal Heavy Construction Bn. and ...
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Philip Morgan

Thanks to Philip Morgan, who was on board the Rohna with the 44th Portable Surgical Hospital, for sharing a few ...
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Clyde L. Bellomy

Bellomy Story Clyde L. Bellomy, GM1C U.S.S. PIONEER Our thanks go to Clyde Bellomy who shares his own audio taped ...
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George Straty

Contributed by George Straty, AACS, Survivor I want to tell you about Jack Sparacio. We were down in the bowels ...
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