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Mike didn’t have the heart to leave all of Jasen’s Iwo Jima info on the cutting room floor, so here’s 30 minutes of stuff that got cut for time. Enjoy!

Education

Iwo Jima Shores

Save me, my good brother,
From the pains of today
And those of tomorrow.

Save me, my good soldier,
From the enemy’s threat
Eliminating him as I would for you. 173 more words

Antiwar

James Forrestal and his Prophecy

The last cabinet level Secretary of the Navy, and the first Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal was not content to remain in Washington.  As Secretary of the Navy during World War II he often visited the sites of active combat operations.  808 more words

FEBRUARY 26: Iwo Jima hero

SEVENTY YEARS AGO today, nineteen-year-old Douglas T. Jacobson launched a one-man assault on Japanese forces on Iwo Jima that resulted in the destruction of 16 enemy positions and the death of approximately 75 opposing soldiers. 127 more words

Medal of Honor - Iwo Jima

Defining a Hero

       FIRST LIEUTENANT JACK LUMMUS,  USMC RESERVE
CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR,  WWII

As  individuals of distinguished courage or ability, duly recognized for valiant service and  heroic qualities,  they  fearlessly  sacrifice  for  a  higher purpose. 361 more words

United States

Gunny G: The Flag Raising @ Iwo Jima...and...Ray Jacobs...

THE FLAG-RAISING AT IWO JIMA!!!

Morning, 1020, on 23 February 1945, Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, our national colors raised for the first time ever over the… 705 more words

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