Seaman Stanley Fiorini served aboard landing craft at Iwo Jima, Okinawa

War Tales

The USS Hocking, an attack transport, was a marked ship while still in port at Hilo, Hawaii, even before it sailed for the war zone in 1944. Stanley Fiorini of Port Charlotte, Fla. was a deckhand on one of its landing craft.

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2 thoughts on “Seaman Stanley Fiorini served aboard landing craft at Iwo Jima, Okinawa

  1. Another stirring tale of WW2 action, and the return home of a brave young man. Seems as if Stanley had a good life after the war at least, and hopefully wasn’t too affected by the memories of his service in the Pacific.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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