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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

It’s not as inspiring  as the original in Iwo Jima, but I thought this was such an amazing tribute created by the LEGO Master Builders. 15 more words

Life

Fullerton Museum closes out WWII exhibit

The Fullerton Museum concluded its month-long exhibit of WWII photography with a salute to veterans.  The event allowed local residents to meet with veterans and thank them for their service to their country. 215 more words

Fullerton Museum

Three War Movies

I’ve been watching a few war movies here of late because they were in my queue at Netflix and I didn’t want to put anything at the top. 883 more words

Movies

Satellite Iwo Jima

Satellite Iwo Jima

I surf to a movie with John Wayne (x3)

satellite Iwo Jima

I just got home from my lousy job (x3)

screw my cubicle… 38 more words

G.A. Miller

Make Gentle The Life of This World

More snow today means more watching The Pacific, an HBO show about the Pacific theater of World War II. I’m no history buff and my understanding of events is very slim. 677 more words

Visual

U.S. Marine Corps Flag (Replay)*

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March 26, 1945:  The Battle of Iwo Jima Ended

22,000 Japanese troops were killed or captured in the fighting and more than 4,500 U.S. 50 more words

Shaving The Yak

VIDEO: The Story Behind the Iconic Iwo Jima Photograph

When AP photographer Joe Rosenthal watched marines hoisting the flag on Iwo Jima in 1945, he wasn’t sure he got the shot. It turned out to be one of the most famous photographs from WWII. 32 more words