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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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Marine Raiders: Evans Carlson’s Noble Experiment

Marine Raiders

Michael E. Haskew The 1st and 2nd Raider Battalions, U.S. Marine Corps, which fought so bravely under Lieutenant Colonel Merritt A. “Red Mike” Edson and Lieutenant Colonel Evans F. Carlson at Guadalcanal were the embodiment of a noble experiment that

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