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Fifty-nine years ago today, my grandmother received this telegram concerning my father, her youngest son, who was an airman stationed in Japan:

Paternal Kin

Dick Trott worked with 'Navajo Code Talkers' during Battle of Iwo Jima in WW II

Dick Trott, who lives in the Jacaranda Trace Apartments in Venice, came ashore on Feb. 19, 1945 in the second wave with the 5th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima. 1,097 more words

World War II

Flags Of Our Fathers

I am reviewing the World War 2 movie Flags of our Fathers which is directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Ryan Philippe and is an excellent film. 225 more words

Film Reviews

GW Remembers Historic Battle of Iwo Jima

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro

WATERS NEAR IWO TO – Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) honored the historic Battle of Iwo Jima as the ship transited past the volcanic island now known as Iwo To, Sept. 471 more words


Never Say Die

As I was walking this morning, I came across a maple sprout fearlessly erupting from the lifeless stump of a maple tree, like a marine raising the flag on Iwo Jima. 131 more words

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Last Stand, by Alex Cockers

The Last Stand, by Alex Cockers

My last day in the desert
My last day in this sand
I hope I never come back
To this tragic barren land… 220 more words