Guadalcanal Marine Veteran
Photo Credit: J.D. Leipold
Guadalcanal Marine Elmer Hawkins sits alone with his thoughts on what took place 70 years ago on Aug. 7, 1942, when he served in the pivotal six-month battle campaign in the south Pacific. Hawkins serves as president of the Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans Association which recognizes all Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen who served in the campaign.
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