Pauline G Gagnon

Pauline G Gagnon

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Pauline Georgette Gagnon, Wife Of Rene M. Gagnon

  • Manchester, NH

Pauline Georgette Gagnon is the wife of Rene M. Gagnon, one of the heroes of Iwo Jima. On February 23, 1945, Pfc. Rene Gagnon, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marines, who climbed Mt. Suribachi & was the youngest of the 6 soldiers, a boy of only 18, felw the U.S. Flag on the top of Mt. Suribachi.. The day before the flag-raising, he'd written a letter home to his girlfriend, Pauline (who later became his wife) saying: "I kept the picture you sent me in my helmut -- the one in your evening dress."

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