Charles St. George (2014) on World War II

Excerpts from a June 21m 2014 interview with Charles St. George, Fredonia N.Y. resident, on his experiences during World War II. He was drafted into the Navy and was assigned to the USS Alaska where he saw duty in the Philippines Sea, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. This is part of the Robert H. Jackson Center’s Defenders of Freedom project. for further information, see

USS Alaska, was the first of the Alaska class large cruisers.