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Iwo Jima Flag Raising

As the wife of a Marine, I know to call this iconic photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal the 2nd flag raising on Iwo Jima.  The date was February 23, 1945 and the image inspired a nation, winning Mr.  225 more words

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Duo Looks To Locate Former Marine, Return Acquired Box Of Military Keepsakes

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — The owners of a box of trinkets and mementos that belonged to a former US marine, originally won from a storage facility auction, are attempting to track the former owner down to return it. 158 more words

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USS ENTERPRISE CV-6 (1945)

The USS Enterprise CV-6 is one of the most renowned carrier of World War two in the Pacific theater. The Enterprise or known as the “Big E” and “Lucky E” has literally fought the Japanese Imperial Navy from the start to the end of the war. 251 more words

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Iwo Jima Association Reunion 2015

The Iwo Jima Association of America is holding it’s 70th Reunion and Symposium on 18-22 February 2015 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel. It’s always a magnificent event, with the opportunity to mix with Iwo Jima veterans, active duty and retired Marines, descendants and historians. 248 more words

Veterans

USS Hornet (CV-12) - A Father's Untold War Story - Battle of Iwo Jima (Feburary - March 1945)(Part 2)

The world is still at war and my father, Seaman First Class, John Thomas Ryan is still serving on the USS Hornet (CV-12).

I recently accessed a war diary on the website Fold3.  1,111 more words

History

USS Hornet (CV-12) - A Father's Untold War Story - Battle of Iwo Jima (Feburary - March 1945)(Part 1)

The world is still at war and my father, Seaman First Class, John Thomas Ryan is still serving on the USS Hornet (CV-12).

I recently accessed a war diary on the website Fold3.  1,226 more words

History

A Flag of Our Father

You know who I respect the most? The people I don’t know. Kind of an odd thing to say. There are millions of people in this world that do great things for others and no one ever knows about it. 768 more words

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