Leatherneck – Pacific Edition 1945 10 01 (PDF)



Vol. 3 No. 7
40 pages

Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Fred Lasswell

Articles Inside:

Sound Off

Sidelights by Sgt. Harold Helfer


Demobilization The Future by Sgt. Richard C. Looman

Black Mac ( Lt. Col. Marion M. Magruder and Marine night fighter squadron 533 ) by Sgt. Harold Helfer

Monkey Business by Sgt Henry Felsen

Fourth Marines by SSgt. Ed Meagher

Guardians of ‘The Pearly Gates’ ( Marine Gate Guard at Pearl Harbor ) by Corp. Arthur Kiely

Admiral’s Hill ( Oroku Peninsula ) by Sgt. Ralph W. Myers

Replacement Is A Sometime Thing by PFC Gunther Gherkin ( Sgt. Henry Felsen )

Stockade Studio ( artists PFC Alden V. Nelson and Kaneshiro Yasutaro )

Going Home by Sgt. Robert Wilton

The Dude ( The Tank Retriever of Company C, 3rd Tank Battalion, Third Marine Division ) by SSgt. Norman Kuhne

Private Peepsight’s Strategy by Sgt. Harold Helfer

Call for Mr. Hobbles by Sgt. John Conner

Tall in the Cockpit ( John William Andre enlisted pilot in a Marine night fighter squadron ) by Sgt. Harold Helfer

Smoke Screen Surprise by SSgt. Herman Kogan

Air Support and other matters by cartoonist Sgt. Fred Rhoads

Guam Graduation ( George Washington High School ) by Sgt. Stanley Fink

All for One by Sgt. Fred Lasswell

Glory Kid ( Corporal Donald Golar 22nd Regiment, Sixth Marines ) by SSgt. Herman Kogan

Return From Wake – Two who escaped from Nips clear up mystery of fight against huge odds by Sgt. John Conner

Veterans’ post-war migration plans

We the Marines edited by Sgt. John Connor

Leatherneck Laffs

Smiles by Smokey by Sgt. John Conner

Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl – Pat Julie

Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

The Dope Sheet