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Battalion, Regiment, Division USMC aboard (LVTs) landing craft speeding away from the attack ship USS Sheridan They were part of the task force headed toward the Japanese held Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands in the early morning of the of November

Antique US Marine Tobacco Tin, US Tobacco Stamp, WWII Era Metal Picnic Basket style tin by naturegirl22 on Etsy

Antique US Marine Tobacco Tin, US Tobacco Stamp, WWII Era Metal Picnic Basket style tin by naturegirl22 on Etsy

The 3rd Marine Division Headquarters was located on main camp. The road in front of it was christened 'Iwo Jima Road' in honor of its' 5,569 Marines killed or wounded on the island. -

The 3rd Marine Division Headquarters was located on main camp. The road in front of it was christened 'Iwo Jima Road' in honor of its' 5,569 Marines killed or wounded on the island. -

#San_diego_food_blog Well over half my lifetime ago, I spent some damn fine time doing man stuff with my brothers in the United States Marine Corp. My Vietnam era Drill Instructors and older brother added to the WWII and Korean experiences https://www.thefoodiewhisperer.com/2016/09/05/just-call-us-volunteers-decade-serving/

#San_diego_food_blog Well over half my lifetime ago, I spent some damn fine time doing man stuff with my brothers in the United States Marine Corp. My Vietnam era Drill Instructors and older brother added to the WWII and Korean experiences https://www.thefoodiewhisperer.com/2016/09/05/just-call-us-volunteers-decade-serving/

Well over half my lifetime ago, I spent some damn fine time doing man stuff with my brothers in the United States Marine Corp. My Vietnam era Drill Instructors and older brother added to the WWII and Korean experiences that my Dad had imparted on our family, which was almost its own branch of the military, and the...Read More »  https://www.thefoodiewhisperer.com/2016/09/05/just-call-us-volunteers-decade-serving/

Well over half my lifetime ago, I spent some damn fine time doing man stuff with my brothers in the United States Marine Corp. My Vietnam era Drill Instructors and older brother added to the WWII and Korean experiences that my Dad had imparted on our family, which was almost its own branch of the military, and the...Read More » https://www.thefoodiewhisperer.com/2016/09/05/just-call-us-volunteers-decade-serving/

"Dinner finished . . . weapons handy . . . too late to reread the last letter from home, the Con Thien Marines started easing into their trenches, ready for another night among imaginations and memories, while waiting for reality from below. [September/October 1967.]" War Without Heroes, p. 139. (Photo by David Douglas Duncan)

"Dinner finished . . . weapons handy . . . too late to reread the last letter from home, the Con Thien Marines started easing into their trenches, ready for another night among imaginations and memories, while waiting for reality from below. [September/October 1967.]" War Without Heroes, p. 139. (Photo by David Douglas Duncan)

Chance Vought F4U Corsair. Nicknamed by somebody 'Whistling Death' for the high pitched shriek that came from its 1800 hp Prat & Whitney engine as it dove in tor the kill. With the most powerful engine of any WWII fighter, the Corsair was the first to exceed 400 mph. Fast? Check. Shiny? Check. Buzzkill? Affirmative.

Chance Vought F4U Corsair. Nicknamed by somebody 'Whistling Death' for the high pitched shriek that came from its 1800 hp Prat & Whitney engine as it dove in tor the kill. With the most powerful engine of any WWII fighter, the Corsair was the first to exceed 400 mph. Fast? Check. Shiny? Check. Buzzkill? Affirmative.

Okinawa.- My dad fought here as a marine during WWII. I served there in the Army during the Vietnam era. - John.

Okinawa.- My dad fought here as a marine during WWII. I served there in the Army during the Vietnam era. - John.

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