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Dan Akee - Interview with Dan Akee: clip: Sent from the U.S. with the 4th Marine Division directly into action on Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands; after a rest in Maui, on to Saipan and Tinian; returned to Tinian 50 years later and saw many changes; after another rest in Maui, on to Iwo Jima; not being informed where they would go into combat each time; high casualties on Iwo Jima, including four Code Talkers; on Iwo Jima, he started to break down after all-night shelling; sent back to Maui, where he was at war's end; got to go home immediately, given the points he had accumulated serving in combat.
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