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Courage Under Fire: Growing up in the South Pacific of World War II. Pt 10

Tracing the steps of Fred L. Jacobs and the rest of the men of Company E, 126th infantry regiment during it’s service in World War II. The six weeks of combat at Buna Gona left E company nearly extinct. On Jan 20, 1943 the company totaled 17 uninjured men.