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March 9, 2013

VIDEO: World War II vet revisits Okinawa

Retired Col. Ted Bell of Columbia visited Ishimi Ridge, Okinawa, Japan on Saturday with a film crew.

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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