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Posts Tagged ‘pacific’

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    Back in the Day

    Assault on Tinian On July 24, 1944, the 4th Marine Division made the first and only shore-to-shore amphibious assault on the beaches of Tinian during WWII. The campaign for Tinian was a crucial part of  [Read more...]

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    Battle of Midway

    Just six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, which nearly decimated the United States’ naval power, the United States found an opportunity to even the playing field. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz had a valuable  [Read more...]

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    A Look At Cobra Gold

    From its beginning in 1982, Cobra Gold has been a vital part of United States strategy in the Pacific. Hosted annually in the Kingdom of Thailand, the exercise, which is one of the largest of  [Read more...]

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    Noteworthy Marine

    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...]