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Little Dynamite: The 75mm Pack Howitzer

Michael E. Haskew Nicknamed “Little Dynamite”, the 75mm pack howitzer proved its worth with the 1st Battalion, 10th Artillery in support of the Marines on Tarawa. Under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Presley Rixey, the 75mm pack howitzer fired 2366

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Major Pappy Boyington: Commander of the Black Sheep Squadron

Black Sheep Squadron

Michael E. Haskew One of the legendary fighting units to emerge from the Solomon Islands Campaign, and more broadly from World War II in the Pacific, was Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214), popularly known as the Black Sheep Squadron. The

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Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Seconds Before The Pearl Harbor Attack

Michael E. Haskew Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Technical Sergeant Henry H. Anglin rose early on Sunday morning December 7, 1941, and a short time later he left his home in Pearl City, near Honolulu, for the drive to Ewa

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