Military News

August 30, 2013

After 69 years, World War II vets reunite in Myrtle Beach

Howard Wollman and Michael Giarla, ages 90 and 89 respectively, were stationed together in the Navy during the war on a PT 110 boat. Wollman, now a Murrells Inlet resident, was awarded a Bronze Star medal for saving Giarla’s life on Jan. 26, 1944, when the boat exploded.

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