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Start of the War in the Pacific

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A Marine’s Account

War Starts in the Pacific



William Shelton Vaiden

American Marine

It, has just occurred to me that you are probably interested to hear of my experiences just prior to,  and during the war, such as they are.  So, I hope they don’t bore you, the way I tell of them, here they are to the best of my recollection.

            September 1941 September 1941

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            November 1941 November 1941

            December 1941 December 1941

The story was supplied by Cynthia Guest, with her kind permission to add it to the Far Eastern Heroes.


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