Iwo Jima

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Austin Behan
Class of 1925

CDR, USN

Newport, Rhode Island

February 17, 1945 (42 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Iwo Jima, Pacific, USS Pensacola (CA 24), Ship


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Chandler Johnson
Class of 1929

LTCOL, USMC

Highland Park, Illinois

March 2, 1945 (39 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marines, Iwo Jima, Pacific, Ground


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Frank Peterson
Class of 1933

LCDR, USNR

Collingswood, New Jersey

February 19, 1945 (35 years old)

KIA, WWII, Composite Squadron (VC) 77, Iwo Jima, Pacific, Fixed Wing, Non-graduate


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John Butler
Class of 1934

LTCOL, USMC

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 5, 1945 (34 years old)

Navy Cross, KIA, WWII, 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, Iwo Jima, Pacific, Ground


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Ralph Haas
Class of 1936

LTCOL, USMC

Gadsden, Alabama

February 20, 1945 (31 years old)

KIA, WWII, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, Iwo Jima, Pacific, Ground


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John Mehlig
Class of 1937

LCDR, USN

Miami Beach, Florida

February 21, 1945 (30 years old)

Bronze Star, KIA, WWII, Iwo Jima, Kamikaze, Pacific, USS Bismarck Sea (CVE 95), Ship



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Arthur Couri
Class of 1944

2LT, USMCR

Portland, Maine

February 19, 1945 (~23 years old)

KIA, WWII, 1st Battalion, 14th Marines, Iwo Jima, Ground, Non-graduate


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Louis Hagan
Class of 1945

ENS, USNR

Elizabethtown, Kentucky

February 17, 1945 (23 years old)

KIA, WWII, Iwo Jima, Pacific, USS LCI(G) 471, Ship, Non-graduate