Episode 7: The Island War

Paulis, who is from Chapin, tells that story in “The Island War,” the seventh installment of “South Carolinians in World War II,” a collective remembrance of the war chronicled from personal stories of South Carolina veterans. The segment details the bloody battles for the Philippines, Peleliu, Bougainville and Iwo Jima, and recounts that iconic moment from the Pacific war: The raising of the U.S. flag on top of Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi by five U.S. Marines. Produced by SCETV and The State Newspaper.