U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Dan Crowley, 96, second from left, talked on Wednesday to Cmdr. Donovan Lazarus (American Veterans “AMVETS” Hawaii); Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner (Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers); and Cmdr. Ron Lam (American Veterans Hawaii, Ewa Battlefield) at the dedication of the Enoura Maru memorial stone at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Crowley was a prisoner of war on a Japanese “Hellship” during World War II.
The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society’s memorial ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii to the 400 servicemen and mariners who died in January 1945 aboard two unmarked Japanese hellships docked in Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan. The 400 are now buried as “Unknowns” in 20 graves in the Cemetery
WWII POWs buried as unknowns in isles get memorial marker
LAZARUS Enoura Maru Invitation letter
Remembering our heroes of Bataan and Corregidor,