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World War II vet wants to set record straight

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By The Staff

I am an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who served proudly with the 1st Marine Division in Okinawa and China.

After viewing the recent war series, “Pacific,” on HBO, I am angry and embarrassed with the constant use of the “F” word while depicting Marines in battle.

I went into the front line on Okinawa on May 9, 1945 with the 1st Marine Division. Fighting could only be described as pure hell. I never heard the “F” word.


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