“Wiconisco Marine killed on Saipan” – July 7, 1944

Corporal Raymond Holwig died during the fight for the strategically important Pacific Island in July 1944.


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.