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August 29, 2013 4:46 PM

WWII: SC man who held Okinawa ridge honored

Retired Col. Ted Bell became The Citadel’s most decorated World War II veteran for his valor in holding a rugged ridge on the Pacific island of Okinawa, but the deaths of so many of his men in his Easy Company of the 77th Infantry Division weighed on his mind as the decades passed.

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