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MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History2 min. leídos
Opening Round
One day in the 1930s, as Wilbur C. Bedall wandered through the peach orchard on the farm that his father managed in Burkeville, Virginia, he happened on some old lead bullets from the Civil War. From then on he was hooked. Many afternoons Bedall woul
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‘Ernie Was One Of Us’
On April 18, 1945, at around 10 o’clock in the morning, U.S. Army lieutenant colonel Joseph B. Coolidge and four other men were bumping along in a jeep on a shell-pitted dirt road some 200 yards from the beach at Ie Shima (now Iejima), a small island
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The Soldier’s Friend
Ernie Pyle always seemed to be in the right place at the right time—until, on April 18, 1945, he wasn’t. That morning, packed in a jeep with Lieutenant Colonel Joseph B. Coolidge and three other U.S. Army officers, he was heading to a command post on