November 10, 2011 at 7:31 am in Pine Journal
Jim Burman served in both Okinawa and the Philippines during World War II. He was a gunner on a 50-caliber turret gun in the 284th AAA Gun Battalion.
“I was one of the last ones that got in,” said Burman, now 84. “There was no work at the time and I had just recently gotten married. I thought I might as well volunteer to get money to live on.” Continue Reading