Kansas sailor scatters grandfather’s ashes at Iwo Jima
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Kansas sailor scatters grandfather’s ashes at Iwo Jima

Misawa : Japan | Sep 03, 2012 at 11:04 PM PDT
Source: Wichita Eagle
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Enemy fire riddled the Navy landing craft on Feb. 19, 1945, as Petty Officer 2nd Class Oscar Thomasson steered it toward an Iwo Jima beach during the initial wave of the invasion of the Japanese island. The craft sunk, sending Thomasson and the Marines into the water to scramble for their lives. FULL ARTICLE AT Wichita Eagle
 
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