Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel Suarez View Post
In Awerbuck's boots...faced with a slow debilitating end, I would have done the same.
My father made it through both Saipan and Tarawa, as well as several decades stateside following the war.
However, his battles with three different types of cancer was just more than that ol Devil Dog could deal with.
If I ever find myself in a similar position, I hope I have the courage and resolve that he did. Hoo Rah Devil Dog!

geezer john