Veteran visits WWII battle site in Okinawa

Published at 8:08 p.m. on March 9, 2013 | Modified at 8:08 p.m. on March 9, 2013

Retired Col. Ted Bell of Columbia visited Ishimi Ridge, Okinawa, Japan on Saturday with a film crew. As a soldier in the US Army, Bell lead 225 men on a nighttime raid, his company engaged Japanese soldiers for three days. In the end, they secured the ridge. He returned to his base with only 25 men from his company surviving the fight.

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