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Army Falls Way Short Of Goals To Recruit New Soldiers

Army officials say the reason is that today’s young people are not healthy enough. Hey, anybody else remember way back at the start of WW2? Because of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Army had the immediate task of growing the peacetime army from 200,000 to 6,000,000. 133 more words

Japanese Soldier's Remembrance of Iwo Jima - conclusion

Takahashi Toshiharu’s story continues….

I ran towards the sea.  The day got brighter.  When I jumped down, the enemy shot.  I felt as if I burnt a burned hot chopstick in my chest and I could not breathe.  1,039 more words

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Japanese Soldier's Remembrance - Iwo Jima - part two

As Takahashi Toshiharu watches the US tanks he continues his story:

No matter how long you wait, the tank will not come up to 10 meters.  893 more words

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Iwo Jima Remembered...

“As it appeared on Locust Valley Leader, March 4, 2015. Patty Brexel of the LV Leader sent this to me,” Rosalinda Morgan, contributor.

William Leahy, at 17, enlisted in the U.S.M.C. 1,439 more words

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La nivel "dacic", Parteneriatul strategic piriie pe la incheieturi

Iwo Jima a reprezentat scena uneia dintre cele mai singeroase batalii din 1945, din Pacific. Japonezii au pierdut peste 18.000 de soldati, iar americanii peste 6.800. 1,426 more words

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A Corpsman's story on Iwo Jima

Many have seen a picture or the monument that depicts the raising of the flag on Mt. Suribachi, but not many have heard what happened after that first, non-staged flag was raised amid Japanese territory. 615 more words

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Why is the Last Living Medal of Honor Recipient From Iwo Jima Saluting THIS Grave...

HONOLULU –

Seventy-three years ago on the island of Iwo Jima, Hershel “Woody” Williams randomly chose several fellow Marines to give him rifle cover as he made a one-man charge with his flamethrower against a network of Japanese pillboxes.

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