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Personal logo Ironwolf Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2016 4:16 p.m. PST

Today, Feb 23rd 1945 Marines raised the US flag on Iwo Jima.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2016 4:23 p.m. PST

Ironically, I am sitting here watching "The Thin Red Line".

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2016 4:34 p.m. PST

Also, 180 years ago today the siege of the Alamo began.

kyoteblue Inactive Member23 Feb 2016 5:39 p.m. PST


mikec260 Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2016 7:02 p.m. PST

The Los Banos raid happened on the same day. It included a combat jump by Company B, 511th PIR, 11th ABN Division.

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