How a row of thirty graves on Betio was laid out and then lost, forgotten and then found.
This morning, the DPAA announced that PFC Paul David Gilman has been accounted for as of 17 May 2018. Paul was born on 11 January 1924, one of seven children … Continue reading Accounted For: PFC Paul David Gilman
They were not friends in life, these men. They were not even passing strangers. Each spent the short arc of his life in total ignorance of the other’s existence. Outwardly, … Continue reading Silver Stars
A couple of site updates to ring in the new year. First and most importantly: the number of unaccounted-for Marines has just decreased by five. I have a regular (at … Continue reading State of the Site Update