Harold Montgomery World War II Photo Album

Harold Montgomery was a African American Battalion Headquarters File Clerk with the 1873 Engineer Aviation Battalion on Ie Shima. He wrote, "I was a member of the 1873rd Aviation Engineers stationed on Ie Shima at the time of the history making event".  The 1873rd Engineer’s Aviation Battalion constructed the air strip on Ie Shima during World War II. His photo album serves as important documentation of that time period. (Download pdf