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Gilbert Jensen | D Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment, 2nd Division - Marines

5:47   |   The tool and die factory looked dark and bleak so Gilbert Jensen wanted to enlist and join the war effort. It took a family meeting to convince his mother to let him become a Marine. Boot camp in San Diego featured an erratic drill instructor and a surprise swimming coach.

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