Samuel Gervitz Journal

Samuel Gevirtz enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in San Francisco, California on February 23, 1943.

As part of the Marine Detachment, Gevirtz served on USS Bunker Hill as a gunner until it was severely damaged by two kamikaze pilots in May 1945. Gevirtz kept detailed journal entries of his experiences in the Marine Corps.

Journal from the Samual Gervitz Collection