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    Video thumbnail: Our Neighbors’ Stories Margaret Holloway 2

    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Margaret Holloway 2

    They left for Tarawa so we didn’t see each other for three years.

    Margaret Holloway 2

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Russ Lindstrand 2

    He took a lot of pictures he probably shouldn’t have been taking.

    Russ Lindstrand 2

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Russ Lindstrand 1

    We were in what they call floating reserve for Iwo Jima.

    Russ Lindstrand 1

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 1

    I was a grunt, I carried a rifle.

    G.A. Perry 1

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Russ Lindstrand 3

    The Marine Corps is quite a unique organization. There’s no horseplay or foolin’ around.

    Russ Lindstrand 3

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    John Blair 1

    I was the, in the peacetime Navy. And, then later, I was drafted.

    John Blair 1

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    John Blair 3

    They said, have you got any ice cream?

    John Blair 3

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    John Blair 2

    I was on the USS George M Randall. AP 115. It was a troop carrier, troop transport.

    John Blair 2

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Margaret Holloway 1

    Things were kept very quiet even from the population so you weren’t sure where anyone was.

    Margaret Holloway 1

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Jim Bogart 2

    It was 20 degrees and we just come from the tropics, and none of us had clothes.

    Jim Bogart 2

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Jim Bogart 1

    I joined the National Guard two years before the war started.

    Jim Bogart 1

    Video thumbnail: Our Neighbors’ Stories Ernie & Dora Brooks

    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Ernie & Dora Brooks

    I flew for the Navy for five and half years. It was hard because you worried a lot.

    Ernie & Dora Brooks

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 7

    I was, a dumb kid, youngest one in the outfit. They told us to do something, we did it.

    G.A. Perry 7

    Video thumbnail: Our Neighbors’ Stories Jim Bogart 5

    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Jim Bogart 5

    Before the death march, we were under siege for three months.

    Jim Bogart 5

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 2

    I’ll tell ya one experience driving a tank. I drove several tanks and half tracks.

    G.A. Perry 2

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Jim Bogart 6

    We were involved in delaying their advance into Bataan.

    Jim Bogart 6

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Jim Bogart 4

    We shivered ourselves to sleep, and shivered ourselves awake. It got 50 below zero.

    Jim Bogart 4

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 13

    They was good soldiers over there, the Germans. But them SS Troopers...

    G.A. Perry 13

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 4

    Over in Germany…we fought the Germans. They respected the Red Cross.

    G.A. Perry 4

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    G.A. Perry 3

    He never jumped on the first vehicle, but he was always with his troops.

    G.A. Perry 3

    Video thumbnail: Our Neighbors’ Stories Lester Bishop 12

    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Lester Bishop 12

    I drew a burst of machine gun fire and I saw the muzzle blast, but he missed my nose.

    Lester Bishop 12

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Lester Bishop 10

    The POW pulled out a grenade, and then he put it up on his chest and committed suicide.

    Lester Bishop 10

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    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Lester Bishop 8

    The marines had been there for several months and and malaria was taking a toll.

    Lester Bishop 8

    Video thumbnail: Our Neighbors’ Stories Lester Bishop 13

    Our Neighbors’ Stories

    Lester Bishop 13

    I got a silver star because I went above and beyond duties, assigned duties.

    Lester Bishop 13