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Passing the torch: call sign ‘raider 96’ | U.S. Marines – SOFX
Cpl. Leonard B. Turner enlisted in the Marine Corps to serve during WWII in 1942, following his two older brothers in military service. Turner was sent to Guadalcanal, Efate, and Espiritu Santo, and participated in the initial waves during the battles of Bougainville, Guam and Okinawa. He served in the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, where he ...