92-year-old Sam Terasaki of Denver, CO appears on episode #459 of Hometown Heroes, airing February 1...
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95-year-old Jim McCrory of Porterville, CA appears on episode #458 of Hometown Heroes, airing February 10-12, 2017. One of the many close calls you'll hear him describe took place in August 1942 as he helped capture Gavutu and Tanambogo with the 2nd Marine Regiment. The Marines were unaware that a Japanese flag was visible atop the position they had taken. Tragedy followed when an American divebomber spotted that flag...
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