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Iwo Jima — the name may conjure harsh images of the famous Battle of Iwo Jima, which took place on the small island during World War II in 1945. 823 more words

Japan

harmony and deceivery

Why hear noise when
the red hills can
tell me that I am
alone, the fist in the
air and the sun
can begin to see colours… 74 more words

Tony Stein - Dayton's Superhero

No greater person could be featured for July 4th.

Corporal Tony Stein

The only Daytonian to receive a Congressional Medal of Honor for WWII and the first recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for Iwo Jima, Tony Stein still does not get enough credit.

Dayton Ohio

Leves ondulaciones

Con las banderas ocurre lo mismo que con el vudú, las teleseries españolas y la Puerta del Perdón de la catedral de Santiago de Compostela: hay que ser muy devoto de ellas para que provoquen algún efecto. 870 more words

World War II Marine, 90, Fights to Correct AWOL Record

(WASHINGTON) — A World War II veteran who has tried for two years to correct a record that claims he went AWOL during the Pacific campaign has… 630 more words

National

Phantom John (Part Six)

The black soldier led her first to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then to the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial Iwo Jima Statue, and on to Arlington National Cemetery, to a place he called “Missing Men Hill.” There, her hopes high, she saw rows upon rows of somber white stones, without bodies in the ground, he told her. 597 more words

Literary

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

 “The right picture can win or lose a war.”

I remember watching Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers shortly after it was in the cinemas and feeling less than enthusiastic about it.

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War Movie