Corp. James Hickey 3rd Marine Division Unknown Japanese Captured Document 01

Corp. James Hickey 3rd Marine Division Unknown Japanese Captured Document 01

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This document was found in a lot of document sent home by Corp. James Hickey of the 3rd Marine Division. While it cannot be confirmed what island this document was taken off of it is still an amazing piece of history and look into the personal life of the Japanese soldier.

James Hickey enlisted in the U.S.M.C. in 1943 and trained on Paris Island and other training bases throughout the U.S. before shipping off with the 3rd Marine Division and later joining up with the 4th Marine Division in the Pacific Theater. On January 1944, Hickey and his division began their 13 month campaign against the Japanese. During this time Hickey participated in multiple major amphibious assaults including the battles of Kwajalein, Saipan, Guam, Tinian, and Iwo Jima.

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