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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Bill Richardson | 4th Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division

4:36   |   They were beat up. They were tired. They were dirty. The Marine artillery unit had spent weeks in the misery of Iwo Jima and they were now heading for some rest, but there was one problem. Their transport was a Merchant Marine vessel and their treatment was not what they deserved. Part 3 of 3. (This interview made possible with the support of JOHN R. ASMUS.)

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