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Iron Mike


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Behold, Iron Mike – Iron Mike who? Just Iron Mike, as it turns out. This statue stands at the Marine Corps Museum, in Quantico, Virginia, but it does not represent Mike, rather all Marines. I have gone searching for more information about Iron Mike, and it turns out that Wikipedia has once again provided the information I needed; I thought you might find this as interesting:


“Iron Mike is the de facto name of various monuments commemorating servicemen of the United States military. The term “Iron Mike” is uniquely American slang used to refer to men who are especially tough, brave, and inspiring . . . .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Mike

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