Williamstown sailor recounts surviving a German U-boat attack, two weeks in a lifeboat in 1943

Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.


Williamstown High School football star killed in the Battle of the Bulge in 1945

Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.