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John Basilone (November 4 1916 February 19 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

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"Sub Spotted. Let 'em have it!" Lend a hand - Enlist in your Navy today. Poster by McClelland Barclay, 1942. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collections. World War II. N34661.

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6 of the Most Heartwarming Stories Ever (Happened in Wars)

Just Nuisance was a Great Dane who lived on a British naval base in South Africa during World War II. The Royal Navy enlisted him to prevent him from being put down, and he was buried with military honors.

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Phil Harris-Navy-WW2-1942-Harris and his whole band enlisted together and served until the end of the war. (Entertainer/Actor)

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During World War II, Gene Kelly enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed at Anacostia Naval Base, in Washington DC, where he starred in several Navy training films.

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Enlisted Sailors in America's Navy work in various career fields across the world supporting the mission of the Navy. See the size and scope of opportunities available. | #Navy #USNavy #AmericasNavy navy.com

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U.S.Navy Enlisted Rating - Help Us Salute Our Veterans by supporting their businesses at www.VeteransDirectory.com, Post Jobs and Hire Veterans VIA www.HireAVeteran.com Repin and Link URLs

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