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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Nearly 75 years later, fallen Marine finally homeBattle of Tarawa of World War II. It is believed the 28-year-old was buried nea
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Battle of Tarawa of World War II. It is believed the 28-year-old was buried near where he fell on the tiny central Pacific island of Betio and then reinterred in a military cemetery on the island, where the location of his grave was lost until... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Why were these missing WWII heroes buried under pavement?square mile of hell It takes 20 hours today to fly from Washington, D.C. to Ta
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
square mile of hell It takes 20 hours today to fly from Washington, D.C. to Tarawa – a group of secluded coral islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The island of Betio is the largest landmass within the Tarawa atoll, a sandbar... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Remains of Marine killed in WWII returning to Scrantonthat was heavily fortified by the Japanese. After the battle, it is believed h
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
that was heavily fortified by the Japanese. After the battle, it is believed he was buried near where he fell on the tiny island of Betio and then reinterred in a military cemetery on the island, where the location of his grave was lost until... Read more

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