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Manchester New Hampshire’s Marine Corps Iwo Jima Flag Raiser, Rene Arthur Gagnon (1925-1979)

Rene Gagnon, son of French Canadian mill workers, was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. According to some, he … Continue reading

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Rene Arthur Gagnon

Rene Arthur Gagnon, the Marine Corps flag raiser of Iwo Jima.  Look for article about his life. Continue reading

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Manchester, New Hampshire: Victory Monument and Park

Victory Park of Manchester, New Hampshire is located between Concord and Amherst, Pine and Chestnut streets. It was originally part of a larger park called Concord Square or Concord Common and it extended to Vine Street (that portion is now … Continue reading

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