Wilbur (Bill) Green Interview

Wilbur (Bill) Green captained a patrol boat in the Aleutians during World War II. They primarily served to rescue downed airmen, and Bill recalls with pleasure how effectively his crew - largely young men raised as fishermen - handled their vessel even in the rough conditions of the North Pacific.

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Bill Green, from an interview in 2012

NPS Photo

Aleutian Islands World War II National Historic Area

Last updated: August 31, 2020