Rye, Tom in Eniwetok

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Rye, Tom  in Eniwetok - 2 is Sgt. Tom Rye Took Part in 2 Engagements on...
2 is Sgt. Tom Rye Took Part in 2 Engagements on Eniwetok "Picked Up a Few Jap Trinkets," He Wrote to Father Sgt. Tom Rye o£ the 22nd marines marines took part in 2 engagements in the successful attack on the Eniwetok atoll, according to information information received Saturday by his father, Carl Rye. "I am finally allowed to tell you that they saw their way clear to give us a little action," he wrote. But I could still stand some more. I can't tell you much more except 1 picked up a few Jap trinkets for you and if nobody steals them I might get them back." Later in the letter Sgt. Rye, explaining explaining that censorship regulations regulations had been eased, wrote that he was permitted to state that he had taken part in 2 engagements on the Eniwetok atoll. Sgt. Rye, who entered the serv-. ice in October, 1940, served in Iceland and left for the south Pacific Pacific in July, 1942. SGT. TOM RYE I Tiie first photograph in color [was printed in 1862.

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  1. The Mason City Globe-Gazette,
  2. 11 Mar 1944, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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