Isaac Martinez: his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
On September 14, 2013 Isaac "Ike" Martinez sat down and told of his experiences in World War II. Ike, born in Canon and raised in Mogote and Monte Vista, CO, served in the Army. He was in the 38th Infantry Regiment of the 2nd Infantry Division. Landing on Normandy Beach shortly after D-Day, he fought in France and Belgium. Wounded in battle twice, the second wound took him off the front lines and from that point on until the war ended and he had enough points to go home, he drove a jeep for an officer. After his service was up, Ike returned to Monte Vista, where he married his lovely wife Viola. ...
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