Woodbury County

Pvt. Joe Grimoskas





Pvt. Joe Grimoskas, 2410 ½  Correctionville road, has been officially commended by his regimental commander for meritorious service during a combat patrol in which 18 or more Japanese were slain without loss to the Americans.  He is a rifleman. When questioned concerning the action he said:  “It was a job well done.  We had good leadership, but the Japanese soldiers are a tough as I thought they were.”

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, November 4, 1944