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By Laura Homan Lacey

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Remain off the Skyline: The 6th Marine department on Okinawa: An Oral heritage КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Potomac BooksАвтор(ы): Laura Homan LaceyЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 289ISBN: 1-57488-952-4Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 3,92 mbThis story of battling males is devoted to the 6th Marine department. it's a glimpse into the earlier of a new release fast fading. They taught me good how warfare impacts males. They taught me to hear, to snicker, and to cry for males gone. they've got taught me to be thankful to all those that serve. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Stay off the Skyline: The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa: An Oral History

Remain off the Skyline: The 6th Marine department on Okinawa: An Oral background КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Potomac BooksАвтор(ы): Laura Homan LaceyЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 289ISBN: 1-57488-952-4Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 3,92 mbThis story of combating males is devoted to the 6th Marine department.

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Yes, I remember at Parris Island they herded us into an area where they showed us a film of Peleliu. That was a pretty rough film. I’m not sure that it’s ever been on television. It showed a lot of casualties. Some in the process of being hit . . but this was in full color. They showed us Tarawa and we saw Mount Peleliu. . Well, it was designed to shock, and it did. 952-4 Stay Off Skyline 34 8/11/05 1:07 PM Page 34 STAY OFF THE SKYLINE We had two corporals and a PFC. Had a real tall, bony corporal named Pike, and I don’t remember the other corporal’s name.

I stepped in his office and said, “What about the Army? ” There was another kid with me under the same circumstances. The Marine sergeant gave us both a ticket to the YMCA for a room and a couple meal tickets and told us to get out of there. m. to be sworn in the Marines. They were taking two a day. By nine o’ clock the next morning, I was on the train to Yemassee and had been sworn into the United States Marine Corps. 31 952-4 Stay Off Skyline 32 8/11/05 1:07 PM Page 32 STAY OFF THE SKYLINE Oh, I was a victim of the movies.

952-4 Stay Off Skyline 30 8/11/05 1:07 PM Page 30 STAY OFF THE SKYLINE DeMeis: K/3/4 &22 [Paolo (Paulie) DeMeis was from Brooklyn, New York. He was given the choice of being sent to a state juvenile facility or joining the military. Recruiters often waited in the backs of courtrooms in those days. He joined the Marines at fifteen and spent forty-one months overseas. He returned at nineteen and had been part of three major campaigns with the Fourth Marines regiment. ] I had gotten in trouble and had gotten ninety days to find government employment or I was going to go to reform school.

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