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The Sault Star
Dryer catches fire911, reporting flame and smoke coming from the residence in the 0 to 100 block
The Sault Star / Posted an hour ago
911, reporting flame and smoke coming from the residence in the 0 to 100 block of Burton Road at about 1:20 a.m., said platoon chief Stan Martynuck of Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services. Four residents, including two children and a teenager, were... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
City remembers Vietnam WarVietnam War Memorial on Saturday afternoon to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day.
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
Vietnam War Memorial on Saturday afternoon to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day. The service was attended by soldiers of Platoon 5, who were captured in one of the most iconic photos of the Vietnam War. Taken by war photographer Mike Coleridge... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean Marines hold exercises for eastern island defensemarks the first time for a company-size number of Marines to be mobilized for t
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 11 hours ago
marks the first time for a company-size number of Marines to be mobilized for the regular practice that began in 2013. A platoon joined previous ones. "The exercise this time focuses on improving the capability to carry out the mission of rapid... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Orioles rookie Trey Mancini's defensive strides in left field garnering noticeto get to balls during the spring, but his arm was stronger than expected. Once
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
to get to balls during the spring, but his arm was stronger than expected. Once the season started, and Mancini went from a platoon player to earning an everyday job in early May because of his hot start offensively, the importance of getting better... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own...people. All Vietnam veterans are welcome. Maninga has kept in touch with nine
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 17 hours ago
people. All Vietnam veterans are welcome. Maninga has kept in touch with nine or 10 of his fellow soldiers from the third platoon in Bravo Company, First Marines, First Battalion. Their first reunion was in 1997, and they've met every year since... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Mater Dei opens season with tough matchup against Lutheran NorthThey are huge, I don't think anyone around here can match there size and with t
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 21 hours ago
They are huge, I don't think anyone around here can match there size and with their traveling roster it is still a two-platoon roster, so they will be set handling the heat at the Reitz bowl. Kick off between Mater Dei and Lutheran North is... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'Hard to explain what all this event has done for me'rocket-propelled grenades hit the Humvee that he and four others were in while
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
rocket-propelled grenades hit the Humvee that he and four others were in while patrolling a highway. The blast killed his platoon sergeant and left Wills with a traumatic brain injury that affected his fine motor skills in his right — and once... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Curtis Granderson Traded to Dodgers for Player to Be Named Later or Cashin advance of the postseason. The Mets are still loaded in the outfield, meanw
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
in advance of the postseason. The Mets are still loaded in the outfield, meanwhile, with Yoenis Cespedes in left and a platoon of Michael Conforto and Juan Lagares in center. That made the veteran Granderson expendable and will clear some... Read more
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Island Packet
Why will a judge limit discussion of Parris Island recruit’s death at court-martial?loyalty. He has not been charged with assault. The Corps said Felix should no
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
loyalty. He has not been charged with assault. The Corps said Felix should not have been supervising Siddiqui’s training platoon because he was already being investigated for hazing and recruit abuse stemming from the dryer incident. According... Read more
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Western Advocate
Remembering loss and bravery in the Vietnam jungleears and nose for those behind me". He was doing his job on July 21, 1969, dur
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
ears and nose for those behind me". He was doing his job on July 21, 1969, during Operation Mundingburra with the Third Platoon, A Company, Sixth Battalion when tragedy struck. The Americans had just landed on the moon, and the men heard the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indy’s newest K9 officer named after trooper killed in the line of duty in 1946joining the department, Haugh has taken on additional duties as a member of the
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
joining the department, Haugh has taken on additional duties as a member of the ISP Honor Guard, the Tactical Intervention Platoon and is a Field Training Officer. He originally patrolled Marion, Johnson and Shelby counties, but will now cover all... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Marine families raise $40,000 to grant a fallen Marine's mother wishIowa. “A Marine was killed during training at Camp Pendleton, and his mother,
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Iowa. “A Marine was killed during training at Camp Pendleton, and his mother, her wish was that the Marines from her son’s platoon would be able to attend the funeral, in a small town outside of Des Moines, Iowa,” Tracy Della Vecchia said. Haley’s... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez won't let his return from disabled list lead to a team crisisI’m going to be ready for when he does need me.” The Dodgers don’t utilize the
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
I’m going to be ready for when he does need me.” The Dodgers don’t utilize their roster like most other teams. They platoon at several positions. Their starting pitchers are removed at relatively early stages of games. “I think the older... Read more
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asianage
CBI to file five fresh FIRsin connection with agency’s probe into the alleged irregularities committed in
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
in connection with agency’s probe into the alleged irregularities committed in the State police subedar, sub-inspector and platoon commander recruitment examination conducted by the Vyapam in 2012-13. “CBI investigations have revealed that the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
A family's anguish: What drove Marine recruit Raheel Siddiqui to jump to his death?has been the subject of numerous incidents before, including one in the 1950s i
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
has been the subject of numerous incidents before, including one in the 1950s in which a drill instructor marched his platoon out into a swampy area in the night and six recruits drowned. Twenty years later, a recruit died after being beaten... Read more
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Business Wire
William R. Gibbs Joins BNY Mellon Wealth Management as New Wealth Director in Seattlespent five years in the US Army as an Armor Company Executive Officer, an Assis
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
spent five years in the US Army as an Armor Company Executive Officer, an Assistant Battalion Logistics Officer, and a Platoon Leader in the Armor Platoon. “Billy has a strong track record of accomplishment in sales growth in the financial... Read more
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Island Packet
New US Marines graduate from Parris Island bootcampU.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Jared Mersino, with Platoon 1052, Alpha Company, 1st Rec
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Jared Mersino, with Platoon 1052, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, earned the company's highest physical fitness and combat fitness score. Mersino, a native of Owosso, Mich., earned a score of 600 out of 600... Read more
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ABC News
WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years agoincluding the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
including the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition for Coppola's battlefield commission to platoon leader, but that request was denied by the Army. Coppola said he was hospitalized shortly before the war ended and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cop nabbed for nurse's slay in BatangasBatangas police director identified the suspect as Police Officer 1 Justin Feli
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Batangas police director identified the suspect as Police Officer 1 Justin Feliciano Colona, assigned at 3rd Maneuver Platoon, in Quezon province. Colona was positively identified by an eye witness in the shooting of Darrel Irvin Cabello De... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Soldiers behind iconic Vietnam War photo reunite in TamworthWar, or studied it in school, you'll probably recognise this photo. ETERNAL BO
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
War, or studied it in school, you'll probably recognise this photo. ETERNAL BOND: Every two years, the members of 5 Platoon travel from as far as Western Australia and regional Victoria to catch up. Photo: Gareth Gardner They were captured... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Love triangle’ eyed in cop’s killing of nurse in BatangasClaro, 28, who was reportedly the new boyfriend of the policeman’s former girlf
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Claro, 28, who was reportedly the new boyfriend of the policeman’s former girlfriend. Colona, assigned to the 3rd Maneuver Platoon of the Quezon provincial police, fled after the shooting but was arrested in a follow up operation at his house in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Be careful counting out Kyle Schwarber as man to make a difference for Cubsthe right things to assimilate into the Cubs culture, how does he really fit in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the right things to assimilate into the Cubs culture, how does he really fit in? Should Schwarber be anything more than a platoon player in September? Would you start him in the playoffs against tough left-handers such as Gio Gonzalez or Clayton... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Lynden Park Mall evacuated over false fire alarmwas dispatched to the mall at 2 p.m. The alarm panel for the mall showed an ala
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
was dispatched to the mall at 2 p.m. The alarm panel for the mall showed an alarm was pulled at Mark’s Work Wearhouse, said platoon chief Scott Foster. “Someone had inadvertently pulled the alarm,” he said, “but everyone was evacuated in an orderly... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fall TV forecast: Reboots, superheroes and finale fake-outsGeographic Channel has “The Long Road Home,” a true-life drama series based on
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Geographic Channel has “The Long Road Home,” a true-life drama series based on Martha Raddatz’s book about an American platoon that was ambushed near Baghdad in a 2004 attack that came to be known as “Black Sunday.”Like our Facebook page for... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years agoincluding the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
including the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition for Coppola's battlefield commission to platoon leader, but that request was denied by the Army. Coppola said he was hospitalized shortly before the war ended and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years agoincluding the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
including the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition for Coppola's battlefield commission to platoon leader, but that request was denied by the Army. Coppola said he was hospitalized shortly before the war ended and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years agoincluding the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
including the Good Conduct Medal. Reed's office had sought to get recognition for Coppola's battlefield commission to platoon leader, but that request was denied by the Army. Coppola said he was hospitalized shortly before the war ended and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Beyond Bollywood' exhibit opens at Field Museumthe customary bible. The combat boots and dog tag of Sgt. Uday Singh are also
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the customary bible. The combat boots and dog tag of Sgt. Uday Singh are also on display. Singh, 21, was killed when his platoon was ambushed during his second tour in Iraq in 2003. He was awarded the Purple Heart and was the first Sikh American... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Chronicle critics offer entertainment suggestionsto make "serious thespians" like Daniel Day-Lewis look like a lazy bum. Inside
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to make "serious thespians" like Daniel Day-Lewis look like a lazy bum. Inside that encyclopedia of roles are his work in "Platoon," "Crash" and the John Carpenter cult favorite "They Live," where he beat the sass out of Rowdy Roddy Piper. David... Read more
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CBS Denver
Vet Reunited With Lost Tags 48 Years After Battle… the most impactful period of your life.” Allsup said that the tag came off h
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
… the most impactful period of your life.” Allsup said that the tag came off his boot in 1969 the night that he and his platoon were ambushed. The marks on his ankles show where the bullet hit. “Next thing you know, you’re getting shot at,” he... Read more
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New York Post
Bird to begin rehab stint: Will he be Yankees’ 1B when he returns?said: “No idea. We’ll see what happens. I don’t worry about it.” If Frazier co
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
said: “No idea. We’ll see what happens. I don’t worry about it.” If Frazier continues to struggle, he could enter into a platoon with Headley who admitted how important Bird’s bat would be to a lineup that has been struggling. “He’s another very... Read more
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New York Post
Narrowing down where Mets could trade Curtis Grandersonto move the offensively challenged Ben Revere to the bench. But Granderson coul
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
to move the offensively challenged Ben Revere to the bench. But Granderson could work as the lefty-swinging part of a platoon with Maybin. And Angels GM Billy Eppler is quite aware of what a valuable clubhouse asset Granderson is as well since... Read more
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Variety
Screaming, Fainting, Unplugged Jukeboxes: How Memphis and the Media Reacted to Elvis Presley’s Deathlast girlfriend, prompted an offer from the tabloid National Enquirer, which wa
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
last girlfriend, prompted an offer from the tabloid National Enquirer, which was closely covering the event with a large platoon of writers. “They wanted me to do a follow-up story,” Buser says with a laugh. “They said, ‘We’re prepared to offer... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Matt Olson getting into swing of thingsdeep since April 29, 2013. Olson is hitting .200 with seven homers in 75 at-ba
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
deep since April 29, 2013. Olson is hitting .200 with seven homers in 75 at-bats with the A’s this season. He figures to platoon at first with Healy for the foreseeable future. “It’s just nice to get in a routine when I’m in there as much as I... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH opens SEAG bid on high note, nips Thailand in water poloshowed aggressiveness at the get-go storming to a 2-0 lead in back-to-back hits
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
showed aggressiveness at the get-go storming to a 2-0 lead in back-to-back hits by Teodoro Roy Canete. Both side have “platoon substitution” 56 secs left in 1Q, PH ahead 2-0 pic.twitter.com/3F85ZW7Onk Canete wound up with six points and was... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. Second World War vet returns flag to fallen soldier's family in Japanto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A’s Matt Olson getting into swing of things2013. Olson came into Monday’s game hitting .211 with seven homers in 71 at-ba
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
2013. Olson came into Monday’s game hitting .211 with seven homers in 71 at-bats with the A’s this season. He figures to platoon at first with Healy for the foreseeable future. “It’s just nice to get in a routine when I’m in there as much as I... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WSMV Nashville / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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ABC Montana
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WALB Albany
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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FOX Carolina
US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier familyto tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93,
FOX Carolina / Posted 5 days ago
to tell the family his observation of their brother at the scene. Strombo, 93, who was part of an elite scout-sniper platoon fighting a 1944 battle on Saipan, spotted a dead Japanese soldier lying on the ground, with something white poking... Read more
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