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This is a true story of 19 marines killed on Makin Island, in the Pacific while defending against the Japanese during WWII. After they had to retreat, they asked the islanders to bury the fallen. Years later, when checking for the bodies, a teenager at the time remembered where they were buried, and all 19 bodies were recovered, in perfect condition. The islanders honored their promise. Watch how this remarkable story unfolded in the video above.

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