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Fallen Marines heading home

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COURTESY CLAY BONNYMAN EVANS
Lead archaeologist Kristen N. Baker of History Flight Inc. carefully exposes the remains of Medal of Honor re- cipient 1st Lt. Alex- ander Bonnyman Jr. on Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati.
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COURTESY HISTORY FLIGHT INC.
Marines storm Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943. Alex Bonnyman is at the top of the hill, pointed out by the black marker pictured. Thirty-six sets of remains will be brought back to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, including Bonnyman’s.