Gung Ho!

Main Entry: gung ho Pronunciation: 'g&[ng]-'hOFunction: adjective Etymology: Gung ho!, motto (interpreted as meaning "work together") adopted by certain U.S. marines, from Chinese (Beijing) gOnghé, short for ZhOngguó GOngyè Hézuò Shè Chinese Industrial Cooperative Society: extremely or overly zealous or enthusiastic

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Sunday, March 19, 2006

Marine's war action 'made Jackson proud' - Jackson Sun

Family, friends honor World War II hero at VFW memorial service

[...] While serving with the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal in 1942, he was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. The famous U.S. Navy Admiral W. F. "Bull" Halsey presented Holland with the Silver Star. After he recovered from his wounds, he also was promoted to captain.

Holland was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions during the Marine assault, landing and capture of Peleliu Island in the Pilaus in 1945.

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