Army & Navy - Father & Son

Earl Brown of Childress, Tex. and his 19-year-old son Jack joined the Marines together. Once Jack was transferred to another company, but he raised such a row they moved him back. He and Pop, who was a veteran of the last war, would serve together or go to the brig together. Together they were in the attack on Kwajalein. It was Jack's first and last action.

Sergeant Earl Brown wrote his wife:

"As I look back on it I think I have expected this all along. Jack and I had the longest visit with...

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