Company D Marines on Saipan. Back row: Twig's friends Paul Yarcho, John Sleconich and Marion Bozarth. Front: Twig and Sgt. Edmond Norton. They were part of the 2nd Armored Amphibian Battalion, created to lead the assault on key islands in the South Pacific. They fought at Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima, and were preparing for new battles when the war ended.
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