William Deane Hawkins
William Deane Hawkins (April 18, 1914 – November 21, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was posthumously awarded the United States' highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the World War II Battle of Tarawa.

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William D. Hawkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Deane Hawkins (April 18, 1914 – November 21, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was posthumously awarded the United States' ...
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1stLt William D Hawkins - Marine Corps University
William Deane Hawkins was born 18 April 1914 in Fort Scott, Kansas. When he was a baby, he suffered an accident which scarred him for life. A neighbor upset  ...
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THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T QUIT – First Lt. William Deane Hawkins ...
Feb 25, 2012 ... BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D. Born on April 18, 1914 in Fort Scott, Kansas, William Deane Hawkins had a tough start in life. When he was a ...
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A Guy Named Hawkins | Marine Corps Association
William Deane Hawkins was born April 19, 1914, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He died of wounds, a first lieutenant of the United States Marine Corps Reserve, ...
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Final Resting Place of 1stLt William Deane Hawkins Birthday Party!
The Official Publication of the Second Marine Division Association. The Last Post. Final Resting Place of 1stLt William Deane Hawkins. By Rocky and Norm ...
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Trish Long: Mother graciously accepted awards for El Paso Medal of ...
Nov 24, 2013 ... Marine 1st Lt. William Deane Hawkins. (Times file photo). Thanks to the El Paso Historical Society for pointing out the anniversary of the death ...
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Valor awards for William Deane Hawkins | Military Times
William Deane Hawkins. Date of birth: April 19, 1914. Date of death: November 21, 1943. Burial location: Honolulu, Hawaii Place of Birth: Kansas, Fort Scott
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William Dean Hawkins [11221] - Texas State Cemetery
Full Name: William Dean Hawkins. Location: No Plot Assigned. Reason for Eligibility: Medal of Honor Recipient. Birth Date: April 19, 1914. Died: November 21 ...
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Photo of Grave site of MOH Recipient William Deane Hawkins
William Deane Hawkins. TAPS. Fading light dims the sight, And a star gems the sky, Gleaming bright. From afar drawing nigh, Falls the night. Day is done, gone ...
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HAWKINS, WILLIAM DEAN - Texas State Historical Association
HAWKINS, WILLIAM DEAN (1914–1943). William Dean (Hawk) Hawkins, Medal of Honor recipient, was born at Fort Scott, Kansas, to Mrs. C. Jane Hawkins, ...
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William D. Hawkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Deane Hawkins (April 18, 1914 – November 21, 1943) was a United .... University of Texas at El Paso alumni · World War II recipients of the Medal of ...
1stLt William D Hawkins - Marine Corps University
William Deane Hawkins was born 18 April 1914 in Fort Scott, Kansas. When he was a baby, he suffered an accident which scarred him for life. A neighbor upset  ...
THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T QUIT – First Lt. William Deane Hawkins ...
Feb 25, 2012 ... 1st Lt. William Deane Hawkins' remains were eventually interred in ... His Doctoral thesis on ethics has set the standard at many universities.
William Dean Hawkins [11221] - Texas State Cemetery
Medal of Honor Recipient William "Hawk" Hawkins was born at Fort Scott, Kansas ... He attended the Texas School of Mines (University of Texas at El Paso ) on a ...
[PDF]Final Resting Place of 1stLt William Deane Hawkins Birthday Party!
The Official Publication of the Second Marine Division Association. The Last Post. Final Resting Place of 1stLt William Deane Hawkins. By Rocky and Norm ...
A Guy Named Hawkins | Marine Corps Association
William Deane Hawkins was born April 19, 1914, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He died of wounds, a first lieutenant of the United States Marine Corps Reserve, ...
Trish Long: Mother graciously accepted awards for El Paso Medal of ...
Nov 24, 2013 ... Marine 1st Lt. William Deane Hawkins. ... He attended the Texas School of Mines, now the University of Texas at El Paso, on a scholarship ...
HAWKINS, WILLIAM DEAN | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas ...
On this day in 1942, Trinity University moved from Waxahachie to San Antonio. ... William Dean (Hawk) Hawkins, Medal of Honor recipient, was born at Fort Scott ...
Texas heroes at Tarawa - Texas State Historical Association
Staff Sgt. William James Bordelon of San Antonio landed under enemy fire that ... First Lt. William Dean Hawkins of El Paso, commanding a scout-sniper platoon, ... and distributed in partnership with the University of North Texas Sponsors
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Utmost Savagery: The Three Days of Tarawa
Joseph Alexander, 2014
Hawkins background from Darling,Deane Hawkins: Nonpareil Texan. Bonnyman background provided ... Bevan, UnitedStates Forcesin NewZealand, 210;William D.Bethard toauthor, 17June 1994;and LarryE. Klatt to author, 12August 1994.
One Square Mile of Hell: The Battle for Tarawa
One Square Mile of Hell: The Battle for Tarawa
2007
In the Tarawa atoll lies the tiny islet of Betio. In November of 1943, the men of the 2nd Marine Division watched as bombardments destroyed the island's Japanese defenses. But when the Marines landed, the Japanese poured out of their protective bunkers and began one of the most brutal encounters of the war. Drawn from sources such as participa...
Heritage Years: Second Marine Division Commemorative ...
1988
WILLIAM. DEANE. HAWKINS. by. William. J. Schneikart,. H&S. Company,. Second. Marine. Regt. Smoke plume of burning supplies on Tulagi following the attack. I suppose that this Matson liner had been accustomed to carrying about one ...
The Story of World War II: Revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commanger
The Story of World War II: Revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commanger
Donald L. Miller, 2002
In 1945, the noted historian Henry Steele Commager, then employed by the U.S. Office of War Information, published The Story of World War II, a comprehensive survey of a struggle still terribly fresh. Donald Miller, himself an accomplished historian, amplifies Commager's work with this substantially revised edition. Drawing on oral histories a...
Tarawa: The Incredible Story of One of World War II's ...
Robert Sherrod, 2013
Therest, that is, except the platoon's leader:First Lieutenant William D. Hawkins of ElPaso. Isaw “Hawk,” as everybody calledhim, ... William Deane Hawkins was born April 19, 1914, inFort Scott, Kansas. His father wasfrom Louisiana and his ...
Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan
Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan
Robert Leckie, 2010
"This is a carefully researched history of the Marines from Guadalcanal to Okinawa," said LJ's reviewer of this title, which incorporates information from both American and Japanese sources. Offering the points of view of enlisted men and officers alike for a balanced look at the battles, the text is bolstered with numerous photos an...
76 Hours: The Invasion of Tarawa
Eric Hammel, John E. Lane, 2010
WILLIAM. DEANE. HAWKINS. First Lieutenant, USMC 2d Marines November 20– 21, 1943 Died of Wounds For valorous and gallant conduct above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of a Scout Sniper Platoon attached to the  ...
D-Days in the Pacific
D-Days in the Pacific
Donald L. Miller, 2005
A distinguished historian who revised and updated Henry Steele Commager's History of World War II now focuses on the Pacific War. The theatre emerges as a series of amphibious landings, for which the U.S. had prepared before the war and which almost certainly shortened the war. But as the U.S. fought its way from Guadalcanal to Okinawa and pre...
Hard Corps - Legends of the Corps
Andrew Anthony Bufalo, 2004
Colonel David M. Shoup, Tarawa, 21 November 1943 Lieutenant William Deane Hawkins had a certain cowboy look about him, and was handsome despite the burn scars on his face. Everyone called him 'Hawk.' He had worked as a ranch ...
Tarawa 1943: The turning of the tide (Campaign)
Tarawa 1943: The turning of the tide (Campaign)
Derrick Wright, 2000
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THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T QUIT – First Lt. William Deane Hawkins, US Marine Corps, WWII, Medal of Honor (1914-1943) | Hawaii Reporter
BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D. Born on April 18, 1914 in Fort Scott, Kansas, William Deane Hawkins had a tough start in life. When he was a young baby, a
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A Guy Named Hawkins | Marine Corps Association
The Marine Corps Association is the professional association for ALL Marines. The MCA publishes Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette for the professional development and connectivity to the Corps for Marines - present, past, and future. The MCA also owns The Marine Shop, which supplies all the necessary uniforms and accessories for Marines, as well as other USMC products and gear.
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Trish Long: Mother graciously accepted awards for El Paso Medal of Honor recipient - El Paso Times
Thanks to the El Paso Historical Society for pointing out the anniversary of the death of one of El Paso's heroes, Medal of Honor recipient Marine 1st Lt.
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Tales from the Morgue: 1944: El Paso Mother To Receive Hero Son’s Award From FDR
Mrs. C. Jane Hawkins will leave Tuesday for Washington, D.C., where, Mrs. Roosevelt had advised her, the President will present her with the Congressional Medal of Honor, awarded posthumously to her son, First Lt. William Deane Hawkins. The airfield, which...
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Their Finest Hour: TFH 11/20-21: First Lieutenant William D. Hawkins, USMCR
William Deane Hawkins was born in Fort Scott, Kansas on April 19, 1914. His family moved to El Paso, Texas during his childhood.
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The Bourbon County Review: April 2012
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Naval Warfare: February 2013
Figure 1: USS Hawkins (DDR-873) alongside the newly-completed USS Independence (CVA-62) during replenishment exercises, May 1959. Official US Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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