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Warfare History Network - Last of the Gilbert Islands Coastwatchers

Warfare History Network - Last of the Gilbert Islands Coastwatchers

My article is featured in Warfare History Network - "Last of the Gilbert Islands Coastwatchers" where New Zealander John M. Jones recalls the perilous duty he performed during World War II and his capture by the Japanese.

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WWII History - BOMBER COMMAND PATHFINDER: Oral History interview with Alan George, RNZAF

WWII History - BOMBER COMMAND PATHFINDER: Oral History interview with Alan George, RNZAF

My article is featured in WWII History - "BOMBER COMMAND PATHFINDER: Oral History interview with Alan George, RNZAF"

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WWII History - VP-16 and Operation Forager

WWII History - VP-16 and Operation Forager

In the opening hours of the battle of the Philippine Sea, and American patrol plane was unable to transmit the location of the Japanese fleet.

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Naval History -

Naval History - "Too young to be scared"

It is estimated that around 200,000 American young men, and in some cases women, lied about their age to serve in one of the military services during World War II. Too many of them died before they were old enough to vote.

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Naval History Magazine - Home at Last

Naval History Magazine - Home at Last

Lieutenant McVay's funeral was held 65 years after he went missing in the Mariana Islands in February 1944. At the time he was an F6F Hellcat pilot off the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10).

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Inside History - An enduring friendship

Inside History - An enduring friendship

For men who go off to war, death is a face they see in the mirror every day.

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Inside History - From Hollywood to Wellington

Inside History - From Hollywood to Wellington

New Zealand families with sons of their own off fighting the war in North Africa and the Middle East gave young American fighting men a home away from home until they too set off to fight, and too often die, on island battlefields. Those who survived came to know New Zealand as their second home.

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NBC Washington - After 70 Years, WWII Soldier Buried at Quantico

NBC Washington - After 70 Years, WWII Soldier Buried at Quantico

Seven decades after his death, Army Sgt. Richard Bean is finally at rest. Bean, 24, went off to fight in World War II -- but never returned, dying July 7, 1944, in the Battle of Saipan. News4's David Culver has the story of how he was laid to rest at last.

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