60 Years Ago Today

Iwo Jima
Uncommon valor was a common virtue.
Admiral Chester Nimitz

…referring to the victories in World War II, especially at Iwo Jima, the largest all-Marine battle in history. Admiral Nimitz’s ringing epitome of Marine fighting on Iwo Jima was applied to the entire Marine Corps in World War II. (Wonderful links at Powerline for more reading.)
To all those brave jarheads who were there ~ like my late, much adored father-in-law ~ bless you, Dad.
Bless you guys.
Semper Fidelis

3 Responses to “60 Years Ago Today”

  1. Gunslinger says:

    A toast to my roomdawg in Ft. Campbell…
    Hidalgo (AKA Helldog, Fox Battery, {forgot the unit}, USMC)
    Semper Fi, do or die, GUNG HO, GUNG HO, GUNG HO!

  2. Handsomely done, Gunslinger! Ooo-rah!

  3. The Real JeffS says:

    From an Army officer….Semper Fi!

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