Jack Watson brought this “replacement” bayonet home from Iwo Jima. He intentionally left his original combat weapon on the island. It served its purpose. In this audio short story adapted from our original January 2015 interview, the WWII Marine recalls landing on Iwo Jima and the terrible violence that still haunts him.
Episode #12 | February 2015
Current news and topical discussions about The Veterans Breakfast Club and the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative. Hosts: Kevin Farkas & Todd DePastino. Featuring an interview with Ruth W. Crocker, author of Those Who Remain: Remembrance and Reunion After War.
Every veteran has a story. What’s yours?