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Filmed the flag raising on Iwo Jima

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1
Birth:
12 Oct 1906 1
Minnesota 1
Death:
04 Mar 1945 1
Iwo Jima 1
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Full Name:
William Homer Genaust 1
Also known as:
Bill 1
Birth:
12 Oct 1906 1
Minnesota 1
Male 1
Death:
04 Mar 1945 1
Iwo Jima 1
Cause: Killed In Action 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1
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Occupation:
Marine Corps Combat Cameraman 1
Battle Honors:
Assault & Occupation of Iwo Jima: 15 February-16 March 45 1
Capture & Occupation of Saipan: 11 June-10 August 44 1
Marine Corps Service:
Enlistment: 11 Feb 1943 1
Rank: Sergeant 1
Serial Number: 813945 1
Military Awards:
American Campaign Medal: 1944 1
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal: 2 Battle Stars 1
Bronze Star Medal (Valor): Saipan 1
Presidential Unit Citation: Iwo Jima 1
Purple Heart: Saipan 1
Purple Heart: Iwo Jima 1
WWII Victory Medal: 7 December 1941 - 31 December 1946 1

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