First Name :   Cherie
E-mail address :   truth@earthlink.net
Comment :   Hi John, Just checking out your site. Will be in touch. So glad you put this together! Your cuz, Cherie
First Name :   Joe
E-mail address :   jromero@sprynet.com
Comment :   Greatly enjoyed the pictures. You appaently read my website. I got an e-mail from a Filipina lady who married a GI. They returned to the islands to do some Christian work. I'll try to find her address
First Name :   Dot
E-mail address :   Dixie-Dot@juno.com
Comment :   Great work John, in memory of you dad. Aunt Dot
Name :   Beti Ryan-Mercer
E-mail address :   betiryan@hotmail.com
Comment :   A wonderful tribute! I was enlightened and touched by your wonderful site. Thank you for sharing with all of us. Don't ever stop talking about it or sharing this page with others. Too few know and appreciate the sacrifices our heroes have made to keep
Name :   Ms. Rebekah F. Whitelock
E-mail address :   scottisheather@yahoo.com
Comment :   I'm glad you visited my site so that I could repay the gesture to yours! Wonderful site; your Dad would be proud :-)
Name :   Gil Hair
E-mail address :   expows@bigfoot.com
Comment :   This is an excellent web site and tribute. I've added it to the Center For Internee Rights (CFIR)recommended web list/links.
Name :   Colleen
E-mail address :   cpg@triton.net
Comment :   Thank you for the wonderful insight into your father's life. He was truly a remarkable man who touched many lives. I see a lot of love put into your site too... and yes, God Bless The USA! Thank you for visiting my site and signing my guestbook.
Name :   Mike & Margo Cunningham
E-mail address :   meandma2@aol.com
Comment :   Having known your father a little, this was of great intrest for us to read. I'd always wanted to know more of this time as we also knew one of the other men that was in that camp with him. Thank you so much for all your dedicated work to make this web si
Name :   Steve Gibson
E-mail address :   gibsonse@nc.rr.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great reading on your site! It is truly amazing how many stories of heroism there are from this period of WWII -- and also amazing how underpublicized they are.
Name :   John Wallace
E-mail address :   john@grayrider.com
URL :   http://www.prisonerofwar.net/index.html
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   All of these brave men and women lived through very tough times and the sacrifices they made for the freedoms we take for granted must never be forgotten. You have a very nice website and it is a fine tribute to your dad.
Name :   Ken Friedman
E-mail address :   kenfriedman@battle-of-leyte-gulf.com
URL :   http://www.battle-of-leyte-gulf.com
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I feel extremely fortunate to honor another real American hero.
Name :   al henderson
E-mail address :   lionking@ozemail.com.au
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Hi John. I was moved to read of the heroism of Herman and others. I left 'meetings' last year, and fellowship with all true Christians. My wife's great-great uncle was Willie Jamison! She still has a leather bookmark he made. God bless you.
Name :   Janice Howard
E-mail address :   
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   John how wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing! Your father was such a tremendous individual - Like father, like son!
Name :   Joyce Jackson
E-mail address :   Joyce@EarlyTexasFamilies.com
URL :   http://www.EarlyTexasFamilies.com/index.html
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Thanks for leaving your site URL in my guestbook so I could find and enjoy my stay at your wonderful site. I enjoyed the tour through your pictures. You have done a great job! Joyce
Name :   Ray Mullen
E-mail address :   mulleninsurance@earthlink.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great work John
Name :   Pam Longbrake
E-mail address :   pjlongbr@garlandisd.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great job! I am very impressed. How nice to be able to share your dad's experiences with so many people.
Name :   Joy dela Rosa
E-mail address :   cavcilib@info.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Your site is interesting, and very touching. My parents and grandparents have also suffered during WWII . One of my uncles, my mother's brother was among those soldiers incarcerated by the Japs, and walked the Death March.My mother was a teen-ager then ,
Name :   Clydie J. Morgan (Ms.)
E-mail address :   pow@flash.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   My mother's story is so very much like your father's! She was taken to Rizal, then Santo Tomas and finally Los Banos! I am sending her to your website. She may even know your family.
Name :   COLONEL FRANK B. QUESADA
E-mail address :   97@yahoo.com
URL :   http://www.paete.org/literary/freedom/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Many thanks for your compliments about my role in the Los Banos raid that saved your dadís life.
Name :   Nathan Barker
E-mail address :   abarkern@aol.com
URL :   http://sites.hsprofessional.com/hobarker/TopicsinBible.html
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Wow! you had an awesome dad, John... You are a very special son! John, to dedicate this website about your dad's life. I am very touched by your love for your dad
Name :   William Rowan
E-mail address :   cgfix@earthlink.net
URL :   www.cenografix.net
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   John, you've done an especially nice job of linking so many important and related sites. It is this factor that makes your site one of the most useful to ex-POWs. Great work!
Name :   Donna L. Boutelle
E-mail address :   boutelle@csulb.edu
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I have ordered the book and have received in email a copy of the transcript. I look forward to reading the book very much. I commend you on your diligence in making this historical record available.
Name :   International Association of Web Masters and Designers
E-mail address :   awards@goldenwebawards.com
URL :   http://www.iawmd.com/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Your work has won you the most popular and sought after award available. You and your staff have obviously worked very hard. Proudly display your "2001-2002 Golden Web Award".
Name :   Tucker St.John
E-mail address :   tstjohn@earthlink.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I visited your Deliverance Website - and have to extend compliments to you! It is quite excellent - and I notice that you have the cherished History Channel Member icon - congratulations! It is not easy to get.
Name :   Planet Gifs
E-mail address :   admin@planetgif.com
URL :   http://www.planetgif.com
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Congratulations, you have won a "Gold" award for your superb web site. I will be proud to have a Planet Gif award on such a quality site.
Name :   George Duncan
E-mail address :   gduncan@iinet.net.au
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I found the Los Banos story most interesting, something I did'nt know before. Best regards
Name :   Joe Lewis
E-mail address :   tazzjl@home.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great site! Found it while gathering info on my Uncle who was POW in Philippines, died on Arisan Maru. Noted Your Father was from Hydesville,CA. Have lived in Humboldt County all my life.
Name :   Elaine R. Miller
E-mail address :   emiller@509j.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   My dad, Gilbert Cecil Conner, was at the bombing of Pearl Harbor as a football player. He had to assist the wounded to get on the ship coming back to the US; he enlisted on his return. (USMC) This is a wonderful tribute.
Name :   Jeffrey Wm Hunt Curator of Admiral Nimitz National Museum
E-mail address :   Jeff.Hunt@tpwd.state.tx.us
URL :   http://www.nimitz-museum.org/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Thank you very much for forwarding the file containing the diary. I have printed it out and given it a quick glance. It looks like a fascinating piece and is a most welcome addition to our archives.
Name :   Bill Darling
E-mail address :   bdarl@atlantic.net
URL :   http://rio.atlantic.net/~bdarl
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Congratulations!!.....Your site definitely qualifies for the "Critical Mass Award". A very nice site, good design, tasteful graphics, great photos, and you have provided your visitors with content that is informative, entertaining and presented well.
Name :   Billy E. Karlinsey
E-mail address :   b-m-karl@whidbey.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Mr. Beaber, Very nicely done. You have a lot to read at your site will have to return several times to read it all. You did a nice honor for your Dad.
Name :   Kenneth Hettich
E-mail address :   KJHettich
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I am very interested in reading and looking at more of the material you write about. My brother was over in the Phillipeans right after the war was over, He met Your father and the few friends who were there around Manila and also Luzon. My brother Marvin
Name :   Jim Russell
E-mail address :   jruss@outdrs.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   My father was POW captured at Corregidor. Later transferred to Japan and worked in a coal mine. Was a member of 60th Coast Artllery
Name :   big brother
E-mail address :   abc321xyz@hotmail.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   hi. enjoyed your website. please find me on the PMB board, as you well know. Please feel free to email me, to discuss any topics you want. Maybe you should visit meetings again, sometime? Take care. Big brother
Name :   Denise Payne Badgley
E-mail address :   denisepaynebadgley@hotmail.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great work John....they would be proud of you....I met your dad and mom when I was just a child....
Name :   Betty Potter
E-mail address :   bettyap@prodigy.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   We met your father & mother in Dallas with Vernon & Maxine Potter several times. Enjoyed your website so much - it was terrific and thank you for doing it. Betty Potter
Name :   Karen G. Schneider
E-mail address :   kgs@lii.org
URL :   http://lii.org/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   John, as an Air Force vet, I am in great admiration of the site you have developed.
Name :   Wilfried Braakhuis
E-mail address :   wilfried@euronet.nl
URL :   http://www.worldwar2history.net/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Most interesting site, related to religion in the war. This is a detailed site about a man in war, fighting for the freedom of men kind.
Name :   Ron Taylor - Fepow Community
E-mail address :   Ron.Taylor@rjt.co.uk
URL :   http://www.fepow-community.org.uk/
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Hi John The work you have put into 'Deliverance! it has Come! is apparent. Please except from the Fepow Community May's Top Site Award. This is given in gratitude of the information you have shared with others. Well done.
Name :   Simon Shelton-Palmer
E-mail address :   simonsp@simonsp.screaming.net
URL :   www.tomtab.com
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   John, A very moving and well put together site. We must not forget what our parents went though and in these troubled times we must be sure not to lose what they fought for.
Name :   Nina Bever Affolter
E-mail address :   ninea@charter.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   A wonderful story. I was just a small child when this occured but I do remember the liberation.
Name :   Jerry Beaber
E-mail address :   jjbeaber@cs.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Great website and very interesting to me. I would like to find where we may be related way back in the generations.
Name :   Gary McKean
E-mail address :   garyo@co.davis.ut.us
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   As a Christian with a deep interest in WWII and particularly the Philippines, I found the account of one of God's faithful servants informative, interesting, but more importantly inspiritational.
Name :   vern siebert
E-mail address :   powvern@saber.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   great story,i was pow in germany 5/44 to 5/45 .pow vern
Name :   Tom Heller
E-mail address :   thellerz@swbell.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   91stBG(H),#22nd.Sqdn. Downed 3/6/'44 on 1st 8th aaf Berlin raid thence to LuftVI, boat to LuftIV. Marched under guard 3/45 til 5/45. Liberated at Buechen (sp).
Name :   chas mcgough
E-mail address :   bebekoyote.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   john that is a fine tribute to your dad .if only all dads deserved such a tribute and had such fine sons
Name :   Elisabeth Drews
E-mail address :   ElisabethDrews@aol.com
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   How proud you must be of your father, John! Thank you for educating me. I am a friend of George Mora, one of your heros in your book!
Name :   ALAN CHAMBERLAIN
E-mail address :   achamberlain@paradise.net.nz
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   Iwas encouraged to read this artical on your fathers grandfathers sacrifice in GODS service and the hardship those people went though. was nice to see that he still held GOD in the highest asteam. Thank you very much.
Name :   Linda
E-mail address :   grannyl@click1.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   My Dad too, was a WWII POW. He was on the USS PATTERSON . This was some time in 1944 and 1945. He didn't talk about it much. He passed away this August. I am trying to find out more about the POW camp where he was.
Name :   sharon hargreaves
E-mail address :   cabinbythelake@bcgroup.net
URL :   
Comment (please limit to 45 words) :   I spent 16 years in the Islands and have some typed diary of hermans. this account is fabulous and very heart warming to read it and see pictures of some that I knew also! Wonderful work and I'll read further!
  

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