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Posts Tagged ‘wwii’

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    Personal Stories of Some Special Marines in World War II

    Requests for copies of records relating to military service come into the National Archives every day. Some people are trying to fill in family history; others are looking for documentation of their own service. Those  [Read more...]

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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...]