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My views on the information in the news today and the impact of the image

There is no doubt that through the last 150 years or so, there have been some incredibly touching, emotional and shocking photographs taken during conflicts which showcase both the human cost of war and the ultimate futility of fighting in what it can achieve. 478 more words

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Bob Porter survived direct hit on landing craft at Iwo

Bob Porter of Venice, Fla. served as a sergeant with the 5th Marine Division in World War II. He was with the first U.S. Marines killed or wounded at the Battle of Iwo Jima during the closing days of the Second World War. 1,106 more words

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Local veteran aids in famous flag raising on Iwo Jima

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – Veterans Day is a time to recognize those who put their life on the line to secure our country and freedom. That includes a local Marine who fought in a historic battle, and lived to tell his story. 310 more words


Chance Meeting For Two WWII Veterans In South Philadelphia

By Steve Patterson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The United States Marine Corps celebrated it’s 239th birthday Monday in South Philadelphia.

But there was a chance meeting at the celebration that was almost seventy years in the making. 364 more words


Warren man gets long overdue Purple Heart

WARREN, Ohio (WYTV) — A Trumbull County World War II veteran was awarded his Purple Heart 69 years after he was injured during the Battle of Iwo Jima. 434 more words