Eugene volunteered for the army
Eugene was in the Pearl Harbor attack and was one of the lucky ones to survive
December 7, 1941
Mary-Jane got her first letter from Eugene telling her that he was alive
January 1, 1942
Eugene was in the invasion of Italy
July 10, 1943
Marched onto Messina, Italian and German troops managed to escape the mainland.
August 17, 1943
His troop moved forward in September 9, 1943 but were forced back by the German army into the Tyrrhenian Sea.
September 9, 1943
Eugene was in General Clarks Fifth U.S. Army which they then moved into Rome. (D-Day)
June 4, 1944
German forces in Italy surrendered.
May 2, 1945