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Holland Smith Profile

USMC Lieutenant General Holland Smith

USMC Lt. General Holland “Howlin’ Mad” Smith  – Father of modern amphibious warfare – Assistant commandant of the Marine Corps (1939) – Served with the 1st Marine Brigade, 1st Marine Div, V Amphibious Corps – Commanding general, Fleet Marine Force (1944) – Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Purple Heart, Croix de Guerre USMC Lt. Gen. Holland …

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Biography of Anthony Michael “Tony” Stein, Marine Corps Medal of Honor Recipient from Iwo Jima

Early Life Anthony Michael “Tony” Stein was born on 30 September 1921 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Rose and Steve Stein. His parents had emigrated from Yugoslavia and were German-speaking immigrants with Austrian papers. They came to American to escape anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe and embrace the opportunities of the United States. Tony was …

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Remembering the Holocaust: The Marine Corps Connection with Stopping Hitler’s Genocide

Overview Although throughout its history, America has been slow to pick up the sword and do away with intolerant regimes, like during World War I and World War II, it nonetheless, often has done an excellent job of destroying totalitarian regimes once it enters the conflict and bringing justice to the innocent once the swords …

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