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Honoring The 75th Anniversary of Marines Raising the U.S. Flag on Iwo Jima

On February 23, 1945, seventy-five years to the date, six Marines raised the American Flag upon the top of Mount Suribachi. The blood of thousands of Marines was spilled upon the sand and leaked into the seas during the thirty-six day battle for Iwo Jima. Over 19,000 marines lost their lives in effort to secure the island of Iwo Jima for the U.S. Military.

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Web Find: Small Wars Journal

Recently, I noticed I haven’t done a new web find article for the blog. When searching for content I haven’t really found any standout website that I have to inform you guys to check out. Since I don’t have any new web finds I wanted to make my readers aware of an website I have been using for years.

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Honoring Those Who Paid The Ultimate Sacrifice

The sacrifice of these heroes should never be forgotten. It is because of their sacrifice and belief in the character of this nation that we enjoy our freedoms. The freedom of speech, religion, and sex. The right to keep and bare arms. Checks and balances of government powers. The freedom of the individual. Their sacrifice has preserved those freedoms in this wonderful nation.