TITLE

Voices from Iwo Jima

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Larry
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
World War II;Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the experiences of several war veterans from the battle of Iwo Jima in February 1945. The veterans including Pete Santoro, Rifleman 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division, and Charles Waterhouse, Combat Engineer 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, shared their stories of fear, courage and humor they brought the legendary battle in the Pacific.
ACCESSION #
31972060

 

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