“He had dysentery and malaria, and the Japs made some Americans dig a hole, and then pushed him in and told the guys to throw dirt on him. He was still trying to push out. One of his buddies had to hit him with a shovel. And he ached over that for the rest of his life.”

 

— Salvador Garcia, 200th CA(AA)

“Beyond Courage”

 

illus. by Fred Wren, “Life,” Feb. 7, 1944