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Daily Mail
Former Marine tells of difficulties of balancing job with motherhoodemerged that she was pregnant, she claimed she got ignored. She said it was a
Former Marine tells of difficulties of balancing job with motherhood
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
emerged that she was pregnant, she claimed she got ignored. She said it was a 'very weird' experience, adding: 'The platoon commander who got after me for being fat, he wouldn’t look me in the eye anymore. He wouldn’t talk to me. He would... Read more
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Central Chronicle
PEB scam : Cong leader gets bailJustice AM Khanwilkar and Justice S Yadav gave the ruling in the context of cas
PEB scam : Cong leader gets bail
Central Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice S Yadav gave the ruling in the context of cases pertaining to recruitment of platoon commanders and food inspectors. Sanjeev Saxena was granted bail in three other cases earlier. All five cases were... Read more
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Variety
Sony Buys Movie Rights to Space Thriller ‘The Final Six’Bratman has several films in development with Sony, including Medal of Honor re
Sony Buys Movie Rights to Space Thriller ‘The Final Six’
Variety / Posted 4 hours ago
Bratman has several films in development with Sony, including Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha’s memoir “Red Platoon,” which Dutton published on May 3; and Melanie Raabe’s thriller “The Trap” with producer Elizabeth Cantillon for... Read more
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Boston Herald
Red Sox mailbag: Who will have to step away from starting rotation?having more success against them soon. His bat speed is still there. This isn’t
Red Sox mailbag: Who will have to step away from starting rotation?
Boston Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
having more success against them soon. His bat speed is still there. This isn’t unusual for players on the wrong side of a platoon to start slow, especially when they’ve barely played. The Red Sox faced four lefties through their first 28 games.... Read more
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FOX News
US Marine platoon arrives in Baghdad to reinforce embassy after protestsThe U.S. military has sent a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S.
US Marine platoon arrives in Baghdad to reinforce embassy after protests
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
The U.S. military has sent a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad following recent protests led by firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Twenty-five U.S. Marine infantrymen arrived late Thursday night, a U.S.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mother’s Daymother belongs to the old school,” my father would say when we are baffled by h
Mother’s Day
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
mother belongs to the old school,” my father would say when we are baffled by her actions. She barks orders like a platoon sergeant, telling us children to fold our blankets, flatten our bed sheets and not to leave our dirty clothes on the... Read more
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CBS Sports
How Adam Conley is becoming baseball's newest household namebelieve it or not, that equality extends to batters of both hands. Whereas mos
How Adam Conley is becoming baseball's newest household name
CBS Sports / Posted 19 hours ago
believe it or not, that equality extends to batters of both hands. Whereas most pitchers stick to sliders when they have platoon advantages and changeups when they don't, Conley is willing to throw either pitch to anyone. The placement of those... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bassitt's rehab could determine whether A's win Samardzija tradesthe long haul, but the bat should play elsewhere if needed. Phegley isn't a pl
Bassitt's rehab could determine whether A's win Samardzija trades
CBS Sports / Posted 19 hours ago
the long haul, but the bat should play elsewhere if needed. Phegley isn't a plus defender, either; he is, however, a good platoon option against left-handed pitchers. Bassitt, for his part, had given the appearance of being a solid back-end option... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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The Young Witness
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
The Young Witness / Posted 19 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Western Advocate
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Western Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Kiama Independent / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Manning River Times
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Manning River Times / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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The North West Star
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
The North West Star / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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The Border Mail
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
The Border Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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The Courier
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassadora deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vie
The five places that made me: Tim Fischer, former trade minister, ambassador
The Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
a deep appreciation of Asia. In 1968 I was sent to represent my country in Vietnam for a year. I was 21 years of age and a Platoon Commander and Transport Officer. Flying in on a Qantas charter to Saigon, I can still recall the Blue Danube Waltz... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pregame: Mariners manager Scott Servais discusses decisions, Tony Zych expected to 4 to 6 weeksgame in Houston. With right-hander Chris Devenski getting the start for the Ast
Pregame: Mariners manager Scott Servais discusses decisions, Tony Zych expected to 4 to 6 weeks
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 hours ago
game in Houston. With right-hander Chris Devenski getting the start for the Astros, manager Scott Servais returned to his platoon lineup that featured Adam Lind at first base. “We’ll get back to playing the numbers a little bit,” Servais said.... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Chris Young's role appears to be shrinkingcareer as an everyday player with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but dwindling produ
Chris Young's role appears to be shrinking
The Providence Journal / Posted yesterday
career as an everyday player with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but dwindling production against righties has rendered him a platoon player. He hit just .182 against righties last year, and five of the seven homers he hit against righties last season... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Copter missing, SAR ops launchedthe helicopter has landed safely with all those onboard safe. “We have already
Copter missing, SAR ops launched
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
the helicopter has landed safely with all those onboard safe. “We have already despatched a General Operations Force (GOF) platoon to Triso in Sri Aman. They are joined by 13 Marine Police personnel, 30 from the State Fire and Rescue Department... Read more
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Boston Globe
David Ortiz continues to defy odds with Red Soxin the game. For any lefthanded hitter, Rodon represents a tough matchup. For
David Ortiz continues to defy odds with Red Sox
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
in the game. For any lefthanded hitter, Rodon represents a tough matchup. For a 40-year-old? An absurdity. After all, platoon splits typically become more pronounced as hitters age, the production dropoff becoming steeper against same-handed... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Search and rescue team going all out to locate missing heli – Policehelicopter has landed safely with all those on board safe. “We have already de
Search and rescue team going all out to locate missing heli – Police
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
helicopter has landed safely with all those on board safe. “We have already despatched a General Operations Force (GOF) platoon to Triso in Sri Aman. They are joined by 13 Marine Police personnel, 30 from the State Fire and Rescue Department... Read more
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Rappler
Cop killed by guards of Zamboanga del Norte mayoralty betpolicemen. Killed in the alleged shootout was Police Senior Inspector Mirdan U
Cop killed by guards of Zamboanga del Norte mayoralty bet
Rappler / Posted yesterday
policemen. Killed in the alleged shootout was Police Senior Inspector Mirdan Usama, team leader of the 1st Maneuvering Platoon of the Regional Public Safety Battalion. Police Chief Inspector Charisse Yabo, spokesperson of the Zamboanga del... Read more
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Island Packet
Parris Island recruit attacked comrade, will be separated from Corpsinfractions.” Carroll confirmed Morgan Brown is currently a recruit on Parris
Parris Island recruit attacked comrade, will be separated from Corps
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
infractions.” Carroll confirmed Morgan Brown is currently a recruit on Parris Island, and that the medical rehabilitation platoon is a unit of Support Battalion. But Carroll declined to provide further details about the incident – including... Read more
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The Manila Times
Police commander killed by group of Zamboanga mayoralty aspirantin southern Philippines, police said Thursday. Police said Senior Inspector Mi
Police commander killed by group of Zamboanga mayoralty aspirant
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
in southern Philippines, police said Thursday. Police said Senior Inspector Mirdan Usama, leader of the 1st Maneuvering Platoon of the Regional Public Safety Battalion 9, was killed in the attack late Wednesday that also wounded another officer... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Book Events: 'Grapes Of Wrath' Hartford Library's Big ReadLove and One Extraordinary Horse" (Tall Cedar Books, $15.95). It is about an e
Book Events: 'Grapes Of Wrath' Hartford Library's Big Read
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
Love and One Extraordinary Horse" (Tall Cedar Books, $15.95). It is about an extraordinary mare that aided a Marine rifle platoon during the Korean War and was given the rank of sergeant in recognition of its life-saving service in carrying... Read more
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The Manila Times
Police officer killed at checkpointran past a checkpoint on Wednesday. Investigators said Police Senior Insp. Mir
Police officer killed at checkpoint
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
ran past a checkpoint on Wednesday. Investigators said Police Senior Insp. Mirdan Usama, leader of the 1st Maneuvering Platoon of the Regional Public Safety Battalion 9, died from the attack late Wednesday that also wounded another officer in... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Jolly: Arsenal's failure more than strikers16-goal Dennis Bergkamp securing the individual honours for illustrations of te
Jolly: Arsenal's failure more than strikers
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
16-goal Dennis Bergkamp securing the individual honours for illustrations of technical perfection, also saw the Frenchman platoon Bergkamp's three sidekicks, the ageing Ian Wright (10 goals), the emerging Nicolas Anelka (six) and the understudy... Read more
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The Register
Nasuni co-founder departs, old job split into threesystem for all the files. It is the size of the organization and the client bas
Nasuni co-founder departs, old job split into three
The Register / Posted yesterday
system for all the files. It is the size of the organization and the client base that has changed. Rob's style is more of a platoon leader, with every decision having to go through him." "That was invaluable in the early days but with more clients... Read more
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Task & Purpose
This Is What Fighting A Nuclear War Could Be Like In The Futurewere hit by the dirty bombs. They’ve already given me a Purple Heart on accoun
This Is What Fighting A Nuclear War Could Be Like In The Future
Task & Purpose / Posted yesterday
were hit by the dirty bombs. They’ve already given me a Purple Heart on account of my injuries. That’s worth two years. My platoon leader told me Major Barret put me in for a medal called the Bronze Star before she was killed. If they give it me it... Read more
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This is West Country
Ilminster cadets honoured in annual awards ceremonySandy, and the awards have been running since Mr Sandy’s death 20 years ago. Th
Ilminster cadets honoured in annual awards ceremony
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Sandy, and the awards have been running since Mr Sandy’s death 20 years ago. The awards honour members of the Ilminster Platoon for the Army Cadet Force for their service, and they all went before a judging panel to see who would be the eventual... Read more
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Daily Herald
Oliver Stone critical of American history lessons during visit to StevensonStone challenged, "by telling the truth." Stone -- known for examining painful
Oliver Stone critical of American history lessons during visit to Stevenson
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Stone challenged, "by telling the truth." Stone -- known for examining painful chapters of American history in "JFK," "Platoon" and "Born on the Fourth of July" -- took another swing at the nation's past in the 2012 documentary series, which... Read more
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Task & Purpose
10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Platoon’When Oliver Stone’s Vietnam War drama “Platoon,” premiered in December 1986, th
10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Platoon’
Task & Purpose / Posted yesterday
When Oliver Stone’s Vietnam War drama “Platoon,” premiered in December 1986, the cast was concerned it wouldn’t do well. Massive military blockbusters like “Top Gun” had captured movie-goers attention, and for the actors who worked for 54 days in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mayoralty bet arrested in shooting death of copsaid the slain police officer was identified as Police Sr. Insp. Mirdan Usama,
Mayoralty bet arrested in shooting death of cop
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
said the slain police officer was identified as Police Sr. Insp. Mirdan Usama, team leader of 1st Maneuvering platoon of the Regional Public Safety Battalion 9 (RPSB). Antonio said the shooting incident happened about 10 p.m. at... Read more
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USA Today
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
USA Today / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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First Coast News
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photoon the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capt
Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima. When he was sent on a combat patrol to capture the summit of Suribachi, someone in his platoon carried an American flag from the transport ship Missoula. The Navy corpsman from Wisconsin helped hoist the flag as... Read more
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