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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Phillip Gamache | 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division - Marines

7:08   |   It was a long trip home from Peleliu to San Diego. There were no cheering crowds but Phillip Gamache didn't care. What he cared about was the plush Pullman cars they initially traveled in before being replaced by less comfortable accommodations. When he found out he was at the top of the list for promotion to corporal, he had to take action.

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