Paul Eugene Bell
Paul Eugene Bell- (Bud)
Was in WWII about 1942-45 he was in the
Phillipines and received a double cluster Silver star. Paul Eugene (Bud) Bell
was under General McArthur, first he was in Corigador Isle of Manilla of the Phillipines.
Japanese were coming in so his division was sent to Australia.They were all loaded on a boat; However, all the nurses were left behind and captured as there was not enough room for them. Later they came back to the Phillipines Isle of Lusan Bay, landed at night because they were going to take over Lucan Bay. They were promised that gunboats would be waiting on the Bay and they would start shooting, but no boats were waiting. The boats arrived after three days for backup.
Bud recieved the double cluster Silver Star for crossing enemy lines and taking out an enemy machine nest; thus, eliminating the source of conflict. The events of the Phillipines was what Paul Eugene (Bud) told himself, to his nephew. ... show more