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Pacific Vet Recalls War...

Discussion in 'War in the Pacific' started by sniper1946, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. sniper1946

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    Sidney Phillips, who was 17 when he enlisted in the Marines the day after the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, endured four months of brutal fighting on Guadalcanal and joined in the invasion of another Pacific theater island, New Britain.

    WWII vet, voice of ‘The Pacific,’ recalls war
     
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    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    Thanks for the link, the last line is something we could all use a little more of in our lives.
     
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    Too bad it was such a short article. Dr. Phillips seems like such an interesting, down to earth man.
     
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    Other than The Pacific series..I also remember seeing Sidney Phillips on a documentary on Netflix and the guy still has that million-dollar smile like he did when he was a young soldier..just from ear-to-ear..great to see old boys like him who can still crack a smile from recalling horrific stories they have to tell.
     

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