Corporal Raymond Holwig died during the fight for the strategically important Pacific Island in July 1944.
Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.
Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.
The deaths of a bomber crew near an English airbase in September 1944 demonstrated the danger in flying the B-26 bomber.
What do you do when the lights go out, the sirens come on, and the bombs begin to fall? A public announcement from 1942 told Pennsylvanians how to survive.
Private Jim Shurskis detailed the destruction of Nazi Germany and the refugees returning to their homes in an April 1945 letter.
In May 1942, vast swaths of Central Pennsylvania went dark. Local air raid wardens planned blackout drills to prepare for enemy bombers.
A miner from Williamstown, Pennsylvania recommends using scrap steel from the closed mines for the newly opened war effort.
19-year-old Paul Eugene Shiley was the first service-member from Wiconisco, Pennsylvania killed in the Second World War.
Corporal Charles Barry was a high school gym teacher before the outbreak of the Second World War. In September 1943, he was in the first wave of Allied soldiers to land in Italy.