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Milton A. Plagens’s World War II Photographs

  • Portrait of Milton A. Plagens, c. 1945.
    Portrait of Milton A. Plagens, c. 1945.
  • Milton A. Plagens at his unit’s training camp in Louisiana, c. 1943.
    Milton A. Plagens at his unit’s training camp in Louisiana, c. 1943.
  • Milton A. Plagens at his unit’s training camp in Louisiana, c. 1943.
    Milton A. Plagens at his unit’s training camp in Louisiana, c. 1943.
  • Milton A. Plagens’s unit unloading in Japan. The unit crossed the Pacific Ocean on LSM 41 (Landing Ship Medium). Mr. Plagens remembers the craft as being cramped and the journey as being unpleasant. (Circa 1945)
    Milton A. Plagens’s unit unloading in Japan. The unit crossed the Pacific Ocean on LSM 41 (Landing Ship Medium). Mr. Plagens remembers the craft as being cramped and the journey as being unpleasant. (Circa 1945)
  • Japanese barracks at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido where Milton A. Plagens’s unit stayed while in Japan. (Circa. 1945)
    Japanese barracks at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido where Milton A. Plagens’s unit stayed while in Japan. (Circa. 1945)
  • A hanger at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido. Milton A. Plagens’s unit was stationed here. (Circa. 1945)
    A hanger at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido. Milton A. Plagens’s unit was stationed here. (Circa. 1945)
  • Milton A. Plagens with two unidentified servicemen at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
    Milton A. Plagens with two unidentified servicemen at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
  • Milton A. Plagens at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
    Milton A. Plagens at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
  • Milton A. Plagens at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
    Milton A. Plagens at Okadama Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. (Circa. 1945)
  • A ribbon from the 1998 reunion of the 140th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company.
    A ribbon from the 1998 reunion of the 140th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company.
    Milton A. Plagens, Sr.
  • Milton A. Plagens, Sr. in 2015.
    Milton A. Plagens, Sr. in 2015.

These images from World War II were contributed by Milton A. Plagens, Sr. of San Angelo, Texas.