John Basilone: The Marine Hero of Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima

Basilone's contributions to two of World War II's major battles left a larger-than-life legacy.

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  • John Basilone awarded the Medal of Honor 1943

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  • Basilone, right, wearing his Medal of Honor.

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