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Bones of My Grandfather
- Reclaiming a Lost Hero of WWII
- By: Clay Bonnyman Evans
- Narrated by: Clay Bonnyman Evans
- Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
In November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on critical Japanese fortifications on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa. But it was not until August 2015 that he was finally laid to rest. Bonnyman Jr. was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor and Purple Heart for his heroic actions during the bloody battle, which would ultimately claim the lives of almost 2,000 Marines and 5,000 Japanese soldiers. But the lieutenant, along with hundreds of other Marines, was buried in an unmarked grave.
heroism is genetic
- By h2orescuedude on 08-01-18
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