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    Personal Stories

    22 visitors recommend:
    4th Marine Division 24th Regiment in WWII
    Source: Mitch Perry
    Describes the battles of the 4th Marine Division on Roi-Namur, Tinian, Saipan, and Iwo Jima. Personal accounts of these battles and photos of people of "A" company.
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    14 visitors recommend:
    The War Dog Platoons
    Source: WorldWar2History.info
    Author: William W. Putney
    The leader of a Marine Corps War Dog Platoon at Guam recounts his stories of the World War II contributions of Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds, and other dogs -- as well as what happened to the dogs after the war. (2001)
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    9 visitors recommend:
    The Marines on Guadalcanal, in their own words
    Source: WorldWar2History.info
    Author: Patrick K. O'Donnell, editor
    Marine Corps veterans from the bloody fight for Guadalcanal tell their personal stories.
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    Organizations

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    National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument
    Source: Iwo Jima Survivors Association
    City: Newington, State: CT
    Erected by the Iwo Jima Survivors Association in memory of 6,821 of their comrades who gave their lives
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    Models, Sculptures

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    Iwo Jima 50th anniversary memorial model
    Source: Franklin Mint
    Created by the original sculptor of The Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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    Posters, Prints

    4 visitors recommend:
    Flag Raising on Iwo Jima art print
    Source: AllPosters
    A 32 in. x 24 in. print of the flag raising on Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945.
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    Non-Fiction Books

    28 visitors recommend:
    Flags of Our Fathers: The Battle of Iwo Jima
    Source: Amazon
    Author: James Bradley and Ron Powers
    "The Battle of Iwo Jima, fought in the winter of 1945 on a rocky island south of Japan, brought a ferocious slice of hell to earth: in a month's time, more than 22,000 Japanese soldiers would die defending a patch of ground a third the size of Manhattan, while nearly 26,000 Americans fell taking it from them." (2000)
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    6 visitors recommend:
    Guadalcanal Diary
    Source: Amazon
    Author: Richard Tregaskis
    A classic in war reporting that came out of the fighting on Guadalcanal. (1984)
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    Movies

    15 visitors recommend:
    Guadalcanal Diary (DVD)
    Source: Lewis Seiler, director
    A somewhat stereotypical war movie made during the war, but relatively true to the facts -- which were dramatic. Amazon reviewers give it 4 stars. (1943)
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