Leatherneck – Pacific Edition 1944 07 01 (PDF)



Vol. 1 No. 1

Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Pat Denman

Articles Inside:

Sound Off


Men of the Corps ( Sgt. Robert C. Sebilian, Sgt. Robert J. Zieger, Sgt George L. Ryals and MTSgt. Samual Shaffer )

Question Box

Three Days – Five Miles by Sgt. Asa Bordages

The Pineapple Kid ( Johnny Geddings )

The Pogiebait Marine by Capt. Frank Snepp ….. A Day With the British Royal Marines

Sky Spies – Marine photo-recon fliers are charting pathways for Allied Thrusts into heart of Japan’s empire by Sgt Bill Miller

Last Rites ( PFC Eliseo Banda )

Prelude to Invasion

Ship Launching – SOPAC Style

Amphibious Art

“Uncle Carl” ( Gunnery Sergeant Carl Otto Ostrom )

Leatherneck Laffs 

PFC Howard E. Gurney: Unsatisfied with 29 Japs The Straight Dope

How’s Your IQ

Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl – Joan Barton

At Ease – News of the Entertainment World

We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman

Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer

Gyrene Gyngles

Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden