The Forgotten Islands of World War II: A Return to the Hidden Pacific

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On Memorial Day, some World War II veterans remembered their fallen friends. A group of 17 veterans recently traveled back to the Pacific islands they helped liberate 70 years ago.

They were the islands where they watched so many of their friends die.

FOX31 Denver was invited along the journey, too.

Anchor Jeremy Hubbard traveled 7,000 miles from Colorado with the soldiers, sailors and Marines.

The trip was sponsored by a Denver charity called “The Greatest Generations Foundation,” It flies World War II veterans all around the globe so they can return to the battlefields where they once served.

Watch the full special “The Forgotten Islands of World War II: A Return to the Hidden Pacific” in the video clip above.

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