Posts Tagged ‘Iwo Jima’
Cpl. Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams May 26, 1943, “Woody” was accepted into the Marine Corps. He trained as a demolition man and flamethrower and was subsequently deployed to the Pacific. Woody landed on the beaches [Read more...]
Come on you guys, we got to get these guns off the beach,” were the last words of Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, according to his niece, Diane Hawkins. Moments later, he was struck by enemy [Read more...]
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, were hooking and jabbing in Afghanistan, setting the tone for future operations in the Helmand Province. Back on the forward operating base, two Marines with Regimental Combat Team 3 decided to provide a little extra motivation to their fellow Devil Dogs, constructing a memorial in the image of an iconic Marine photograph.