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21 years old from Raritan, New Jersey
Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division
November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945
GySgt. Basilone was killed helping to guide a tank to safety that was trapped in a mine field under heavy mortar and artillery barrages during the invasion of Iwo Jima.
You can read more about GySgt. Basilone and his amazing bravery here
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.
Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look
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