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WILLIAM E. BAKER: U.S. MARINE

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CHRISTMAS DAY 1944 en route Palaliu

Sgt. Bill Baker T./Sgt. Larry Wagner trying to "read" music above sound of plane motors. USMC Transport plane C-46 or C-47

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"AUGUST 1945 - A rather pessimistic looking individual me, but this was taken a couple of months prior to the peace declaration."

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THE 27th MARINE DANCE BAND

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Iwo Jima - March 45

Me?

Dad brought these finds back as souvenirs. A Japanese Sword and a Japanese bayonette.
in searching for the pictures above, I came upon this copy of PACIFIC LEATHERNECK from April 1, 1945. It's in pretty good shape too.