World War II

Joseph J. Foss, USMC

Date of Action: October 1942-January 1943 Squadron: Marine Fighting Squadron 121 (VMF-121) Location:  Over and Near Guadalcanal Island Joe Foss was a United States Marine Corps

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James E. Swett, USMC

Date of Action: April 7, 1943 Squadron: Marine Fighting Squadron 221 (VMF-221) Location: Near Guadalcanal Island James “Zeke” Swett, was commissioned as a Marine Corps

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The Doolittle Raid

On the morning of April 18, 1942, eighty specially trained volunteer airmen climbed into sixteen B-25 bombers and set out for Tokyo, Japan in what

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