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  1. I received a message from the daughter of one of our shipmates on Facebook . I hope she doesn';t mind me putting her name on this site . I will surely apologize and somehow get it removed if she does ( Joellyn Lazarek ) ( Jodie ) . I know by her inquisitive notes that she would like to have information about her Dad . My son Chris , who went to a Redfin reunion with me to Charleston S.C. was intrigued by talking with her Dad for a long period of time in the reunion room that was set up for us . Chris ( son ) met and was welcomed by most of the ones who attended . We enjoyed the whole week end
  2. The Video that disappeared top of page can be found on USS REDFIN SSR272 on Face book (Videos ) just above the flag video . https://www.facebook.com/349346331771691/videos/456580451048278/?video_source=pages_finch_main_video
  3. A video remebering Iwo Jima . http://player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/IX0VUyisYkP31-1TryqH3Q%3D%3D/?autoplay=false&start=0&end=0&chapterbar=true&topbar=true&endscreen=true
  4. Horace Lee : Recepient of two ( 2 ) Purple hearts tells of his experience to the Alabama Baptist Printable news paper . Read his story here . As it opens , there is a small arrow top right hand corner that will expand the article horizontally , WW 11 .Iwo Jima His story well written in The Alabama Baptist by Nelsha Roberts as told by Horace .
  5. Slide Show of Iwo Jima > Click on the anniversary picture , Redfin 1 http://cafeexpress39.wix.com/horace-lee
  6. Documentary Video : Survivors of IWO JIMA Interviews : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy7hI_xRnnE
  7. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/02/06/oldest-uss-arizona-survivor-dies/22980983/
  8. These two Marines fought on Iwo Jima . They had never met until this year 2014 on Veterans Day . They were surprised that out of the three WW11 Veterens two of them fought on Iwo Jima . They could hardly wait until one finished his story for the other one to tell his . It was a good dinner celebration for all military veterans organized and financed thru the efforts of John Coyne . John received donations from local merchants to cover the cost of the food , band etc . Thank you John Coyne , You are a very special person and we appreciate your service also in the Air Force where you served . Th
  9. Shipmates, I, previously, sent an email to you concerning this memorial for the 28 "Freshwater" boats, including Redfin. Here is additional information if you desire to make a contribution. I'm not advocating that you need to contribute, but informing you of the avenue to do so if you so desire. Jim On Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:24 AM, Steve Benicke <sjben212@gmail.com> wrote: Greetings to all who rode USS Redfin SS-272, My name is Steve Benicke, qualified USS Corporal SS-346 1966, I am the Vice Commander of USS Chicago Base, Tinley Park, IL,USSVI. Together with C
  10. This is a wonderful true story by Michael T. Powers - SIX BOYS AND 13 HANDS Each year I am hired to go to Washington, DC, with the eighth grade class from Clinton, Wisconsin, where I grew up, to videotape their trip. I greatly enjoy visiting our nation's capital, and each year I take some special memories back with me. This fall's trip was especially memorable. On the last night of our trip, we stopped at the Iwo Jima Memorial. This memorial is the largest bronze statue in the world and depicts one of the most famous photographs in history -- that of the six brave soldiers raising the Americ
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