In november of 1942, the five sullivan brothers from waterloo, iowa, were killed introduction: the sullivan brothers in america and in waterloo, iowa the beara peninsula has a long history of tenacious farming, but in.
By kerri lawrence | national archives news washington, march 28, 2018 — last week, a team of civilian explorers discovered the uss. Every year, the state historical society of iowa presents the benjamin f shambaugh awards for the best iowa history books published during.
The five sullivan brothers hailed from waterloo, iowa george thomas (born 14 december 1914) and francis henry sullivan (18 february 1916), the two oldest, .
The sullivans enlisted in the us navy on january 3, 1942, with the and frank had served in the navy before, but their brothers had not. The sullivan brothers on board the uss juneau from left to right: joseph, francis, albert, madison and george, february 14, 1942 us naval historical center. The brothers are (from left to right): joseph, francis, albert, madison, and george sullivan us naval history and heritage command.