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Our Neighbors Stories
Our Neighbors Stories
Margaret Holloway 2
They left for Tarawa so we didn’t see each other for three years.
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Russ Lindstrand 2
He took a lot of pictures he probably shouldn’t have been taking.
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Russ Lindstrand 1
We were in what they call floating reserve for Iwo Jima.
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G.A. Perry 1
I was a grunt, I carried a rifle.
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Russ Lindstrand 3
The Marine Corps is quite a unique organization. There’s no horseplay or foolin’ around.
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John Blair 1
I was the, in the peacetime Navy. And, then later, I was drafted.
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John Blair 3
They said, have you got any ice cream?
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John Blair 2
I was on the USS George M Randall. AP 115. It was a troop carrier, troop transport.
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Margaret Holloway 1
Things were kept very quiet even from the population so you weren’t sure where anyone was.
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Jim Bogart 2
It was 20 degrees and we just come from the tropics, and none of us had clothes.
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Jim Bogart 1
I joined the National Guard two years before the war started.
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Ernie & Dora Brooks
I flew for the Navy for five and half years. It was hard because you worried a lot.
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G.A. Perry 7
I was, a dumb kid, youngest one in the outfit. They told us to do something, we did it.
Jim Bogart 5
Before the death march, we were under siege for three months.
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G.A. Perry 2
I’ll tell ya one experience driving a tank. I drove several tanks and half tracks.
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Jim Bogart 6
We were involved in delaying their advance into Bataan.
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Jim Bogart 4
We shivered ourselves to sleep, and shivered ourselves awake. It got 50 below zero.
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G.A. Perry 13
They was good soldiers over there, the Germans. But them SS Troopers...
G.A. Perry 4
Over in Germany
we fought the Germans. They respected the Red Cross.
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G.A. Perry 3
He never jumped on the first vehicle, but he was always with his troops.
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Lester Bishop 12
I drew a burst of machine gun fire and I saw the muzzle blast, but he missed my nose.
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Lester Bishop 10
The POW pulled out a grenade, and then he put it up on his chest and committed suicide.
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Lester Bishop 8
The marines had been there for several months and and malaria was taking a toll.
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Lester Bishop 13
I got a silver star because I went above and beyond duties, assigned duties.
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