Bob Martin: his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
On October 24, 2008 Bob Martin sat down at his office in Greeley, CO and told of his experiences in World War II. Bob, from Mitchell, Nebraska, enlisted in the Seabees. He served in the 57th Battalion. After training, he shipped off to the S. Pacific. A wonderful storyteller, he walks us through his time there. One incident he is proud of is coming to the aid of some local natives, who were in badly need of help. Making a return trip back there in the 90's, he met the chief of the village who remembered Bob's help as a child. After the war, Bob returned home and ran a large beekeeping operation ...
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