1998 Reunion

1st Marines, 2nd Bn, E Co

by Richard Bruce Watkins, Capt. USMCR RET



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This page is currently under construction. It will eventually cover a reunion held in 1998 of the 2nd Bn, E Co Marines who fought on Peleliu. It will contain a narrative and photos.

In the meantime, here are some newspaper articles about the event:

Tales from the Trenches - An article by Daniel Radosh published in the September 1997 edition of Connect Time magazine.

Reunion to gather Marines from the battle of Peleliu - Written by Jeffery Kurz for the Record-Journal, June 20, 1998.

WW II Battle Survivors Reunite - Written by Don Stacom for The Hartford Courant, June 22, 1998.