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 HQ Batallón) October 16, 2016

This nice meeting took place more than 72 years after that former U.S. Marine Corps and WWII Veteran Lt. Col. Ferrill A. Purdy, 94, flew on it for first time on June 24, 1944. The plane is the F4U-1 Corsair, most known by its nickname “Whistling Death". Some Japanese pilots regarded it as the...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 02, 2016

Maurice "Moe" Vail, 90, of Bay Village, served with the 6th Marine Division during the invasion of Okinawa in World War II. He was awarded two Purple Hearts.

The Marines were cruising into their own corner of hell for the invasion of Okinawa, a battle that would ultimately cost 82,000...read more

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The documentary 'Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story' is a tribute to Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Price Ramsey from Illinois. He was a United States Army officer and guerrilla leader during the World War II Japanese occupation of the Philippines. During the early...read more

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Melvin Rector was a gunner on the famous Memphis Belle. He returned to England for a visit, the first time since he left in 1945, where he passed away aged 94 on his first day of the trip. According to...read more

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Dr. Ed McAninch, a longtime Camas physician, a 90-year-old WWII veteran this month received the French Legion of Honor medal – France’s highest honor -- 70 years after he aided an assault on a French farmhouse that was later revealed to be a high-value...read more

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Brave and distinguished servicemen Flight Lieutenant Eric Clarke died at 102 in Doncaster (UK). He was part of the Bomber Command during World War II. As a RAF bomber’s crew member his role was as wireless operator and air gunner. He took part in 26 bombings...read more

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