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Gunny G: About That First Flag On Suribachi; Ray Jacobs, Etc…!!!!!

R.W. “Dick” GainesGnySgt USMC (Ret.)1952-72 You may contact me at my The “G” WEBLOG @WordPress.comCLICK-HERE!!!!!/Or: GunnyGATgmail.com THE “G” WEBLOG @N54!!!!!HISTORY ETC. by Gunny G!Gunny G’s Homebrew BEER, etc.GyG’s Archive@FURL!!!!!Gunny G’s Globe and Anchor Sites/Forums!Sites & ForumsArticles, Stories, History, Controversial, etc.GyG: … Continue reading

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Gunny G: My first Encounter With Ray Jacobs and What I Learned of His Part In That First Suribachi Iwo Jima Flag Raising… BLOGGING BAD!

  FIRST FLAG ON SURIBACHI – THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING Posted on October 23, 2015 by Gunny G FIRST FLAG ON SURIBACHI – THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING TWO LIVING SURVIVORS MISCELLANEOUS NOTES SITE & FORUM By Dick Gaines, GySgt … Continue reading

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Three of us actually raised the flag–Lieutenant Harold G. Schrier, our company executive officer, Sergeant H.O. Hansen of Boston, and myself. But the rest of the men had just as big a part in it as we did.”Thomas continued to point out that although he felt “mighty proud,” he did not consider himself a hero, or that he had done anything that the others hadn’t also done.”(PltSgt Thomas, speaking to the media and Navy/Marine Corps top brass just a couple days after the flag raising on Iwo Jima!)

THE FLAG-RAISING AT IWO JIMA!!!Morning, 1020, on 23 February 1945, Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, our national colors raised for the first time ever over the Japanese Empire! http://www.freerepublic.com/~gunnyg/ The combat patrol of 40-men of Easy Company 2/28, 5th Marine Division, … Continue reading

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Marines Investigate Possible Error in Iconic Iwo Jima Photo ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

TIMEtime.comMarines Investigate Possible Error in Iconic Iwo Jima Photo TIME23m ago photographyThe Marine Corps confirmed on Friday that it has started investigating whether it misidentified one of the men who appears in the iconic World War II photo depicting the … Continue reading

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Gunny G: ABOUT THAT FLAG RAISING AND RAY JACOBS !!!!! …..

Articles, Stories, History, Controversial, etc. GyG: THE GLOBE and ANCHOR–The Best Of Gunny G’s… Weblog! GYG’s USMC History, Traditions, Myths, Legends, etc. Who Raised The Flag At Iwo Jima? THE FLAG-RAISING AT IWO JIMA!!! Morning, 1020, on 23 February 1945, … Continue reading

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Gunny G: “SULLY,” RAY JACOBS, and “MAC” McCULLOUGH…. « ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+ ~

Gunny G: “SULLY,” RAY JACOBS, and “MAC” McCULLOUGH…. Those of you on my e-mail list and who read my blogs will recognize the name of Ken “Mac” McCullough and his recent pic holding his old WW II Gung Ho knife … Continue reading

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First Flag On Suribachi – The THREE Flag Raisers!: Boyoboy, you hit the nail on the head on that one… (via ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+ ~ (BLOG & EMAIL))

Bob–you are absolutely Right! I did miss the mark thinking the public gives a damn about any of this–except for a few individuals, and they know who they are, and they are the ones who make it all worthwhile. The … Continue reading

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