Golden Gate Wing Guest Speaker Archive

Presentation Date: April 22, 2010

Lieutenant George W. Martin USN

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Lt. George W. Martin, Naval Gunfire Liason Officer with 22nd and 25th Regiments

Enlisted in US Navy in Boston, MA on April 27, 1942

Camps and Units USNR Midshipman School: Notre Dame, IN. Amphibious Training Force 9, 5th Amphibious Corps, 1st Marine Biegade, 4th Marine Division, FMF Pacific, ComPhibsTraPac.

Date Shipped out: August 1953 to Adak, Alaska

Combat Missions: Kiska, Kwajalein, Enewetok, Guam, Peleliu and Iwo Jima. Medals / Awards: American Area, Asiatic Pacific (4 stars), WWII Victory Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action..

Iwo Jima: Date and wave. 19 February 1945, 3rd wave.

Rank Unit: Lt. JG USNR 1st JASCO 25th Regiment, 4th Marine Division

Date Left Iwo Jima: 16 March, 1945