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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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 HQ Batallón) August 15, 2016

Archival film footage and interviews with World War II U.S. veterans, historians and the team behind the HBO miniseries "The Pacific" provide an in-depth look at the 1942 Battle of Guadalcanal and the bloody 1945 Battle of Okinawa.

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World War II veteran 88-year-old George Chrisman, describes treating a tank driver who stepped on a land mine during the Battle of Okinawa, in April 1945, and how he ran into him again 40 years later. The Battle of Okinawa lasted 82 days, claimed the lives of 7000 American soldiers and left 40,...read more

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The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II.On June 21, 1945, after 82 days of battle, the Japanese troops were defeated. This was not intended to be the final major battle of World War II, only the staging...read more

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To win a war in the Pacific, the Navy would have to fight its way through thousands of miles of ocean controlled by the Japanese—including the Marshall, Caroline, Marianas and Ryukyu island chains. If the Navy could land Marines to seize selected islands, they could become forward bases....read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) November 18, 2014
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Number Ten.- The Battle of Iwo Jima (February 1845 to March 1945)

  • A bloody battle of attrition that saw around 22,000 Japanese soldiers die. American victory secured an important air base.

Number Nine.- The Battle of Kursk (July 1943...read more

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