add one of these too
Almost forgot the lower pack
Sorry for your loss. Your grouping is looking great! It is a great tribute to your great uncle and his service. Best Regards, Rob
I have been waiting a while, and 7 hard hours of work after my real job, I sorted endlessly through stuff.... and I finally have made some progress.
Here is a sample Ill, post more after work tomorrow. Ill have to start 2 more threads since I have some of Petes brothers items and his fathers as well!
Here is a picture Irving Park on Guam during WWII
Here are some of the items / pictures and documents I still have a lot to sort through and Im trying to figure out how I can display it all...
Veterans from 3 wars. Left, David Park (Ivring's Brother) served in the Korean war and was KIA in a B-24 mission
middle, David Park was an engineer in WWI, right Irving (Pete) Park Served from 1943-46 in the 3rd USMC then the 1st.
Pete with his beloved "m1" on Iwo Jima, When I showed him mine at his house, he pulled his oxygen out and jumped to his feet with it at attention! He said it was his favorite rifle next to the BAR.
This and the above picture are the 3rd USMC engineers, C company.
Japanese prisoners on Iwo Jima
Landing on Iwo Jima
Pete's Portrait and a picture of his wife Lola writing to him while near it!
Also two sets of dogtags and other personal / military items that belonged to Pete.