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World War II Veteran: Ben Colson

posted on November 7, 2007 at 11:14 AM

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Ben Colson tells us that he grew up in the Marine Corps, enlisting at 17 and learning to obey. His first taste of combat was as part of the third wave on Iwo Jima with the 4th Marine Division 25th battalion.


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