World Battlefronts: MEN AT WAR: One for the Scrapbook

In Midland Park, N.J., Pfc. Wilson Ackerman's parents got a letter from their son, with some news and a request: he had landed with the 6th Marine Division on a Pacific island named Okinawa; if the newspapers carried anything about it, would they send him the clipping?

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