1 hr 41 min

71 The Battalion Artist, Seabees in the Pacific War Fighting Through WW2 History

    • History

A Navy Seabee’s Sketchbook of War in the South Pacific
The second world war adventures of Nat Bellantoni and his naval comrades in the famous Seabees.
Plus a memoir from Seabee John Serra.
LINK TO BUY ME A COFFEE
Full show notes at:
https://www.fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/71_The_Battalion_Artist_Seabees_in_the_Pacific_War
Nat's entire collection of artwork, papers, and memorabilia from World War II, resides at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University. Search for digital collections or use the links in the show notes.
https://digitalcollections.hoover.org/search/bellantoni
https://histories.hoover.org/battalion-artist/
 
Irene Bellantoni died in 2016 aged 95. Her obituary is here.
https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/bostonglobe/name/irene-bellantoni-obituary?pid=183211729
 
John Serra was a Seabee with the US Navy and served in Alaska, Saipan and in the invasion of Okinawa. He recorded his service and it is on the Library of Congress website Veterans History Project:
http://memory.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/loc.natlib.afc2001001.10960
 
Feedback/reviews - Apple - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ww2-fighting-through-from-dunkirk-to-hamburg-war-diary/id624581457?mt=2
 
Follow me on Twitter  - https://twitter.com/PaulCheall
 
Follow me on Facebook  - https://www.facebook.com/FightingThroughPodcast
 
YouTube channel - Loads of my own videos - Dunkirk Mole, Gold Beach, much more. https://www.youtube.com/user/paulcheall/videos

A Navy Seabee’s Sketchbook of War in the South Pacific
The second world war adventures of Nat Bellantoni and his naval comrades in the famous Seabees.
Plus a memoir from Seabee John Serra.
LINK TO BUY ME A COFFEE
Full show notes at:
https://www.fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/71_The_Battalion_Artist_Seabees_in_the_Pacific_War
Nat's entire collection of artwork, papers, and memorabilia from World War II, resides at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University. Search for digital collections or use the links in the show notes.
https://digitalcollections.hoover.org/search/bellantoni
https://histories.hoover.org/battalion-artist/
 
Irene Bellantoni died in 2016 aged 95. Her obituary is here.
https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/bostonglobe/name/irene-bellantoni-obituary?pid=183211729
 
John Serra was a Seabee with the US Navy and served in Alaska, Saipan and in the invasion of Okinawa. He recorded his service and it is on the Library of Congress website Veterans History Project:
http://memory.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/loc.natlib.afc2001001.10960
 
Feedback/reviews - Apple - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ww2-fighting-through-from-dunkirk-to-hamburg-war-diary/id624581457?mt=2
 
Follow me on Twitter  - https://twitter.com/PaulCheall
 
Follow me on Facebook  - https://www.facebook.com/FightingThroughPodcast
 
YouTube channel - Loads of my own videos - Dunkirk Mole, Gold Beach, much more. https://www.youtube.com/user/paulcheall/videos

1 hr 41 min

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