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Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) Collection of Raymond D. Henley relating to the Marines on Okinawa [Decimalized .01-.10]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06567 Author/Creator: Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1945 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Henley was a member of the 2nd Squad, 1st Platoon, "G" Company, 3rd Battalion, 29th Marines. The collection includes photographs, photo albums, his squad book, a telegram and letter to his wife, three medals, a certificate showing he fought in China, a Japanese flag he brought home from Okinawa, and other miscellaneous items. The photographs are images from China, the Pacific, Okinawa, United States armed forces, the devastation, and Japanese P.O.W's and dead.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Global History and CivicsForeign AffairsWorld War IIMilitary HistoryMarinesPhotographyMedalSoldier's LetterAustralia and Pacific IslandsPrisoner of WarDeathWartime Pillaging and DestructionAsiaBattle

Sub Era: World War II

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