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WWII Merchant Mariners: Learn Their Stories!

Jones Act / Top News / US Merchant Marine / July 28, 2023

Heroes of the U.S. Merchant Marine, William Balabanow, John Laughton, Charles Mills, George Worsham, and David Yoho represented the over 9,500 brave merchant mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II by laying wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, 2023.

USA Warrior Stories producer and retired Merchant Mariner Ross Rowlinson was invited to Washington D.C. to participate in the festivities. With the help of the American Merchant Marine Veterans (AMMV), Ross was able to record some amazing interviews while in Washington D.C. in addition to previous interviews with living veterans.


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