courtesy http://www.leatherneck.com/ Doug KiddDear Ones:
For all who bear its scars, the battle for Iwo Jima, 65 years ago February 19-March 26, 1945, is something they live with every day. I would like us all to take a moment to reflect IN GRATITUDE for those Marines and Navy heroes (medics, especially) who fought this hard-won battle. I thank God for heroes such as these...A literally 'dying breed' who defended our country in the way it needs to be defended and ought to be defended today.
GOD BLESS THESE FINE IWO HEROES & THOSE AROUND THEM,
Reverend Barbara Sexton
Marines Land on Iwo Jima to Mark Anniversary
Associated Press March 02, 2010
IWO TO, Japan - Hundreds of U.S. Marines landed on the remote island of Iwo Jima on Tuesday to prepare for the 65th anniversary of one of World War II's bloodiest and most iconic battles...
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