Fackler, James Wesley
- Existence: 1925-
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Single Folder Collections -1998 Box 8 (98.0142-98.0162), Folder: 98.0161 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents James Wesley Fackler served as a U.S. Navy corpsman during World War II in a medical company that directly supported the U.S. Marines during the Battle of Okinawa. The collection includes the daily log of Medical Company C for the period April-June 1945 while the company was in direct support of the 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division on Okinawa. The manuscript describes the activities of a member of a medical company, probably written by Fackler. It describes life as a corpsman, liberty, neuropsychiatric wards, battle fatigue, transportation, training at Camp Lejeune, entertainment onboard ship, training on Benika Island of the Russell Island group, food on the islands...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/1997
Found in: FSU Special Collections & Archives