Leyte | First-hand account – Purple Heart Hill

Purple Heart Hill Pfc John Chiesa, E Company/188th Regiment/11th Airborne and Privates Davis and Duncan were on the point going up, what would become known as, Purple Heart Hill on 26 December 1944.  Chiesa recalled: “We just got to the top of this hill when all hell broke loose.  The Japs opened up with their […]

Leyte | First-hand account – Purple Heart Hill

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