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Japanese Invade Hong Kong and Take POW’s

Japanese Invade Hong Kong and Take POW’s

Mr. Ewing describes his situation in Hong Kong when the Japanese invaded the colony. He remembers his first contact with the enemy and shortly thereafter being taken as a prisoner of war.

Voyage to Hong Kong and Lack of Weaponry

Voyage to Hong Kong and Lack of Weaponry

Mr. Ewing remembers when he found out he was being deployed overseas to active duty, not to Europe, but rather Hong Kong. He recalls the voyage and explains how the troops arrived in Hong Kong but a lot of their heavy weaponry did not.

Enlisting at Age 15

Enlisting at Age 15

Mr. Ewing describes his determination to join the service which included multiple attempts at enlisting.

Sights and smells in Bosnia

Sights and smells in Bosnia

Mr. Grossinger talks about what he saw and smelled going into Okachani.

Flashbacks

Flashbacks

Mr. Grossinger talks about having flashbacks and how difficult it is to deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He also talks about how he lost a friend to suicide who suffered from PTSD.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Mr. Grossinger talks about being in Afghanistan and what it was like to be in a combat situation. He describes the environment and the physical challenges of being there. He also talks about going through caves when looking for the enemy.

Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire

Mr. Grossinger talks about being in Afghanistan when four soldiers where lost to friendly fire.

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