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Official Photos of Maj. Devereux Wake Island


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

 

 

 

 

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