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Lt. Gen. Lawrence Snowden, Battle of Iwo Jima survivor, dies

Bill Cotterell Published 4:02 p.m. ET Feb. 18, 2017 | Updated 10:35 p.m. ET Feb. 18, 2017

Marine Lt.Gen. Lawrence F. Snowden, who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima and led reconciliation reunions to the Pacific island in retirement, died early Saturday – a day before the 72nd anniversary of the famous fight’s opening salvos.

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