Category - Bougainville

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The Story of Joe’s Jokers

Led by Medal of Honor recipient Joe Foss, VMF-115 compiled an impressive fight document. By Allyn Vannoy “As a returning flight of Marine SBDs, dive bombers...

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Ted Crosby’s Air War in the Pacific

Throughout livid fights over the Pacific, naval aviator Ted Crosby shot down 5 Japanese planes in in the future. By Eric Niderost Lieutenant (j.g.) John “Ted”...

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An American Invasion in New Zealand

U.S. Marines coaching in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a singular and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. By Bruce M. Petty...