Leatherneck – Pacific Edition 1945 09 15 (PDF)



Vol. 3 No. 6

Cover: Artwork by Anthony

Articles Inside:

Sound Off

Sidelights by Sgt. Duane Decker

Easy does it – When Old Man Jinx caught up, he really worked overtime ( Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment, First Division ) by Sgts Duane Decker and Stanley Fink

A Sharking Experience by PFC Gunther Gherkin ( Sgt. Henry Felsen )

Strike One! – carrier planes attack Tokyo by Lt. J. Davis Scott

King’s Men ( Royal Marines ) by Sgt. Ralph Myers

Jap Pin-Ups – Nippers go for glamour girls, too, our forces find after they strike the beach at Okinawa

Man For Man – They spent hours stalking each other in game that could only end in death for the other by Lt. Lawrence A. Saunders

The “Okies” in Color ( 5 photo pages in color )

Surrender! – Or Die ( Okinawa ) by SSgt. Herman Kogan

History of The First Division ( 5 pages ) by Joel D. Thacker

The Dropper by Lt Frank X. Tolbert

They Keep ‘Em Rolling ( FMF Headquarters’ Motor Transport Company ) by Gregoire De R. Hamilton

Boondock – The Bomber by cartoonist Lt M. L. McGuckin Jr.

Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl – Ruth Woods

Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

We the Marines edited by Sgt. John Connor

Iwo – D Plus 180 by Sgt. John Jolokai

Casualties List June 16, 1945 to July 10, 1945 – Dead and Missing

The Dope Sheet