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What’s in a name? Okinawa bases named for fallen heroes

Camp Kinser: Sgt. Elbert L. Kinser led a rifle platoon with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. While moving along a strategic ridge, Kinser engaged in a grenade battle after a sudden, close enemy attack. When a grenade landed nearby, Kinser threw himself onto the grenade to shield his men. He died in the explosion.



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This work, What’s in a name? Okinawa bases named for fallen heroes [Image 4 of 8], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.08.2011

Date Posted:07.07.2011 19:04

Photo ID:425047

VIRIN:110622-M-XX000-005

Resolution:300x385

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Location:OKINAWA, JP

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