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Unformatted text preview: Matejcek decided to donate the dog tags to the Steel County Historical Society and the dog tags will be on display at the History Center in Owatonna. As the story of the dog tags of one veteran of World War Two doesnt seem that important to history, it does contribute to the bigger picture in history. The Solomon Islands, where the dog tags were found, was a major fighting ground during World War II. Many citizens of the Islands were evacuated to Australia during the war, since the fighting was so intense. Some of the most significant operations of the Allied Forces against the Japanese Imperial Forces took place on these islands. The Battle of Guadalcanal also took place on these islands, and the Solomon Islands were used as a major staging area of the South Pacific....
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- Spring '08