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Cooke recounts the wartime experiences of Henry Murphy of Burgaw, a carrier pilot aboard the USS Enterprise in the South Pacific during World War II. Murphy was flying an Avenger torpedo plane along with his two-man crew during a major two-day attack on Formosa on October 12, 1944, when his plane was shot down killing all three men.
Winstead of Elm City recalls his experiences serving with the 30th Division, 119th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Company M for four years, nine months, and nine days during World War II.