16
JAN
2016

Franklin Survivor Remembers

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LISTEN to this episode of Hometown Heroes
Episode #402 of Hometown Heroes, debuting January 16, 2016, features two World War II veterans who are friends and neighbors at the Dallas Retirement Village in Dallas, OR.

USS Franklin survivor Donald Nusom.

USS Franklin survivor Donald Nusom.

Ex-prisoner of war Earl Proctor.

Ex-prisoner of war Earl Proctor.

Donald Nusom, a native of Gervais, OR, survived the horrific bombing of the carrier USS Franklin (CV-13) on March 19, 1945. Ex-prisoner of war Earl Proctor, originally from Galena, KS, served as a medic with the 63rd Infantry Division in Europe.

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