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Tom Cotton Column: An Arkansas Patriot Finally Comes Home

Fairfield Bay News
Private Roberts was assigned to the Special Weapons Group, 2nd Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, and he and his Marines landed on tiny Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands. Their mission was to take the island, which would allow us to ...

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REVIEW: 'The Jersey Brothers,' by Sally Mott Freeman

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Just this month, the remains of Marine Warren Nelson, 20 years old when he was killed in action during the South Pacific battle of Tarawa in 1943, were returned to Lakota, N.D., for burial with full military honors. It took just the length of World War ...

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'My uncle is finally ... home'

Lakewood Sentinel
Marines and the Lakewood Police Honor Guard lay a memorial wreath in honor of Marine Sgt. Fae V. Moore at the World War II memorial at Lakewood High School on June 17. Moore's closest living relative, nephew Larry Denton, is a Lakewood resident.

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Marine's First-Hand Account of WWII Battle

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Louis Mamula was one of the Marines assigned to take Betio Island of the Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific. What was supposed to be a tough but short battle where the Marines would quickly win became some of the bloodiest 76 hours in American history as ...

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