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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

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

5:21   |   As the air fields on Iwo Jima were being rebuilt, the weary Marines who had taken the island climbed the cargo nets back onto the transport ships anchored off shore. Phil Wells recalls that the Captain of his assigned transport told them that they were free of any duty and had the run of the galley. That was nice.

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