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Rare WWII Story: Marines Sing 'Come, Come, Ye Saints

The following story took place among an exhausted group of Marines during World War II in what had once been a large rice paddy on the northern end of Okinawa.

The sun was shining brightly the next day when I was awakened by the sound of someone singing. I looked out over the 2,000 men who lay sleeping, steam rising from their wet bodies, and saw a dirty, tired Marine with blond whiskers singing:

Come, come, ye Saints, no toil nor labor fear;

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