By DAVE PHILIPPS May 29, 2017 In the early days of World War II, a baby-faced West Point graduate with a rifle in one hand and a tommy gun in the other made a one-man attack in the Philippines against the invading Japanese that altered the course of the war....
He won a 1945 Academy Award for vivid documentary footage of combat between the United States and Japan on Tarawa Atoll.
During World War II, Mrs. Finch quietly undermined Japan when it occupied the Philippines, and was tortured for it. Then she quietly raised a family in the United States.
More than six decades after World War II, Mr. Clark was recognized with a medal for saving several lives when Japanese kamikazes attacked a ship near Okinawa in 1945.