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Seaman 1st Class Gene Roaf served aboard the carrier Bennington during WW II

Gene Roaf of Punta Gorda, Fla. was a plane captain who maintained a single Corsair fighter aboard the carrier USS Bennington during the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa in World War II. 1,200 more words

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Interview with Lorin Myring - Veteran of Iwo Jima battle

I really enjoyed interviewing US Marine, Lorin Myring, who served in World War II with the Navajo code talkers at one of America’s toughest war battles, Iwo Jima. 23 more words

Representative Form and the Visual Ideograph: The Iwo Jima Image in Editorial Cartoons

Edwards, Janis L. and Carol K. Winkler. “Representative Form and the Visual Ideograph: The Iwo Jima Image in Editorial Cartoons.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 83 (1997): 289-310. 352 more words

Anniversary Waltz

It turns out that I’ve now been blogging on and off for a year (more off than on recently, but more of that later). It’s been 1 year 4 days since my inaugural outpouring of general shit hit the interweb – and in that time it’s been read by a whole 6 people – or maybe the same person 6 times, who knows exactly. 678 more words


No injuries as result.

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

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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, Fla., came ashore on Feb. 19, 1945 in the second wave with the 5th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima. 1,118 more words

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