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After WWII Ends, Some Japanese Soldiers Carry On the Fight

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Lockwood, Naval History and Heritage Command When do you think the Second World War ended? One might say Aug. 9, 1945, after the US dropped the second atomic bomb. The war had been decided after that. Another commonly said day would be a …

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U.S. Navy recipients of the Medal of Honor: Korean War

Posted by Michael Ford Tomorrow, the Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, dedicates a Korean War display in the Pentagon. In honor of those who served and gave their life protecting freedom, today we remember the Navy Medal of Honor recipients for actions during the Korean conflict: Hospital Corpsman Third Class …

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