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General Dwight Eisenhower at Prague Ruzyně Airport, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 12 Oct 1945President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 1 of 3.
General Dwight Eisenhower at Prague Ruzyně Airport, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 12 Oct 1945President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 1 of 3.
President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 2 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 3 of 3.
President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 2 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 3 of 3.
USS Enterprise steaming in the Caribbean en route New York, United States, 12 Oct 1945USS Portland in the Panama area while en route from the Pacific combat area to the US east coast, 12 Oct 1945. Note men crowded on her decks, and the long "homeward bound" pennant flying from her mainmast.
USS Enterprise steaming in the Caribbean en route New York, United States, 12 Oct 1945USS Portland in the Panama area while en route from the Pacific combat area to the US east coast, 12 Oct 1945. Note men crowded on her decks, and the long "homeward bound" pennant flying from her mainmast.
USS Ranger transiting the Gatún Locks of the Panama Canal, 12 Oct 1945
USS Ranger transiting the Gatún Locks of the Panama Canal, 12 Oct 1945


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"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal