Mrs. Fraley’s connection to Rosie was made public in 2016, ending years of speculation over who was the model for the fictional 1940s war worker.
He led an attack on Japan the day Emperor Hirohito surrendered. He later fought a battle against what is now known as post-traumatic stress disorder.
The destroyer, the first to fire a shot “in anger” in Pearl Harbor at the start of the American involvement in World War II, was photographed this month at the bottom of the waters off the Philippines, where it sank in 1944.
A veteran of the fight to take a Pacific atoll in World War II, he fought for the return of Marines’ remains and to restore a beach as “hallowed ground.”
A long-running dispute between South Korea and Japan was reignited by a memorial for women who were sex slaves during World War II.
By DAVE PHILIPPS May 29, 2017 In the early days of World War II, a baby-faced West Point graduate with a rifle in one hand and a tommy gun in the other made a one-man attack in the Philippines against the invading Japanese that altered the course of the war....