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Official Photos of Maj. Devereux Wake Island


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#1 firefighter

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 08:17 AM

These photos came from a larger grouping of photos from a Marine. The Marine was a photographer durn WW2.
These are pictures of Wake Island defender & commander of the 1st Marine Defense BN.
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Posted 01 December 2019 - 08:40 AM

Thanks for posting. Great photos.  After all the damage they did to the initial Japanese attempts to take the island its lucky he survived. I think some defenders were executed.



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Posted 01 December 2019 - 10:32 AM

Navy Cross recipient for the epic defense of Wake. Well done General, rest in peace.




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Posted 01 December 2019 - 02:01 PM

Thank you. SUNDANCE I think you are right about some being executed.


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