Leatherneck – Pacific Edition 1945 05 15 (PDF)



Vol. 2 No. 10

Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Bill O’Brian

Articles Inside:

Sound Off ….. Hot Rock – The Fight for Mt. Suribachi by Sgt. Bill Miller ….. Ten Days on Iwo Jima by Capt. F. A. Stott ….. Those Terrific Seabees ( 4 page photo story ) by Sgt. John Conner ….. Tough Going for Easy Company – Their situation on Peleliu’s Bloody Nose Ridge Looked Hopeless that night as the Nips struck by Sgt. Joseph P. Donahue ….. Beat’um by Sgt. William Boniface …. A Date at Waikiki by Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert ….. Guam Guard – A Marine officer recalls some of the experiences of Corps on Guam before Pearl Harbor ( Lt. James D. Grounds ) by Sgt. John Conner ….. Scrap Book of Kiyoshi Suyaki 143926 – Superior Private – Imperial Japanese Army ( 4 page comic ) ….. I Pledge Allegiance – Alfred Flores gambled his life on the strength of a message by Sgt. Ralph W. Myers ….. Guadalcanal Native Story by Sgt. Harold Helfer ….. Seagoing Quarterback by Sgt. Jack Vincent ….. Overseas Rest Haven ( Kaneohe Bay ) by Sgt. Edward F. Ruder ….. Patrol on Peleliu by artist Lt. Kenneth Bald ….. Poet Laureate of the Pacific ( Capt. John E. Estabrook ) by SSgt. Chester D. Palmer, Jr. ….. Somewhere at Sea by Byrce Walton SP3 ….. Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ….. We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ….. Leatherneck Laffs ….. Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl – Marilyn Maxwell ….. At Ease – News of the Entertainment World ….. Sidelights on Iwo by photographer Sgt. Louis Lowery on D+14 ….. 1st Jap Prisioner Captured on Iwo Jima by Sgt. Louis Lowery ….. Hottest Squadron ( 4th Marine Air Wing ) by Sgt. James J. McElroy ….. Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell