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Phil Wells | F Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Regiment, 4th Division - Marines

4:03   |   He was off to war with the Marine Corps, and at his high school graduation, Phil Wells was represented by a cap and gown on an empty seat. Joining the 4th Division as a replacement, he found himself watching the Japanese fire as he circled off shore at Iwo Jima, waiting for the landing to begin.

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