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Heroic Fight for Wake Island

Heroic Fight for Wake Island

By Joshua Donohue
“All hands have behaved splendidly and held up in a manner in which the Marine Corps may well tell.”
—Major Paul A. Putnam, Commander VMF-211
On November 28, 1941, U.S. Marine Corps Major Paul A. Putnam sailed for Wake Island aboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6). Putnam and 11 other Leatherneck   More »



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