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Raymond Jacobs USMC - Art prints and originals signed by Raymond Jacobs USMC

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Raymond Jacobs USMC

Ray Jacobs joined the Marines in May 1943 in Los Angeles, CA, at the age of 17. After boot camp in San Diego, he was trained as a radio operator and assigned to the Raider Training Battalion, F/2/8. During Iwo Jima operations, on February 23rd 1945, he was temporarily assigned to Company E, 2nd Company, 28th Marines, on the combat patrol which secured the top of Mount Suribachi. Ray Jacobs appears in Lou Lowerys photo of the first flag raising as a radioman. At the time of writing, he is one of only two surviving Marines who appear in either of the Iwo Jima flag raising photos. He received the Purple Heart on 10th March 1945. After WWII he again saw service in 1950-51 in the Infantry Training Regiment and completed service as a Sergeant. In his civilian life, he embarked on a 44 year career in television as an operations and editorial director in Albuquerque, Fresno and Oakland, CA.. Today Ray resides in the beautiful area of Lak Tahoe, California.

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 Only 660 miles from Tokyo, the small volcanic island of Iwo Jima was recognized as early as 1943 as being a vital location to secure an airbase for allied aircraft, in order to achieve victory in the Pacific.  Forseeing this goal, the Japanese began......
Iwo Jima - A Hard Won Haven by John D Shaw.
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Only 660 miles from Tokyo, the small volcanic island of Iwo Jima was recognized as early as 1943 as being a vital location to secure an airbase for allied aircraft, in order to achieve victory in the Pacific. Forseeing this goal, the Japanese began......

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 Only 660 miles from Tokyo, the small volcanic island of Iwo Jima was recognized as early as 1943 as being a vital location to secure an airbase for allied aircraft, in order to achieve victory in the Pacific.  Forseeing this goal, the Japanese began......
Iwo Jima - A Hard Won Haven by John D Shaw. (AP)
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RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES
Flight Lieutenant Robert Charles Platt added to aircrew database :
Killed aged 29 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of James Francis and Amelia Louisa Minnie Platt, of Teddington, Middlesex.
Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley P4981 : Airframe notes updated (added 11-02-1941 : Whitley was ordered to divert to Dres but encountered bad weather and the Whitley was abandoned near Grimethrope in Yorkshire.)
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Warrant Officer Stanley F Paddy Hope : First name updated (now Stanley F Paddy), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : T. P. Byrne : Squadrons updated (added No.83 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : G. Targett : Squadrons updated (added No.83 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden X3001 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed north of Alkmaar in Holland.)
Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley T4213 : Airframe notes updated (added 11-02-1941 : Whitley was abandoned in the Bagthorpe area after which the aircraft crashed and caught fire at Fulbeck in Lincolnshire.)
Sergeant Hugh Murray added to aircrew database :
Killed aged 25 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of Hugh and Alice Murray; husband of Frances MacMillan Murray.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : R. Bradbury : Squadrons updated (added No.78 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
New victory claim added : Fw190 claimed on 25th April 1942 by Stanislaw Brzeski of No.317 Sqn RAF
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