Navy Leatherneck - Pacific Edition
Leatherneck Pacific edition was published on the 1st and 15th of each month as an advertisement free magazine for overseas Marines. It carried some of the same articles as the standard Leatherneck but there are many articles unique to this edition. The magazine also had in each issue the comics 'Gizmo and Eightball' by Fred Rhoads and Hashmark by Fred Lasswell. The magazine's format was 10" x 13" with 40 to 48 pages.

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 07 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 07 01
Vol. 1 No. 1 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Pat Denman ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Timber-r-r-r-r ..... 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

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 07 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 07 15
Vol. 1 No. 2 ....... Cover: Attack and Counter-Attack on Hill 660 - Artwork by Koskinen ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Question Box ..... Men of the Corps ( PFC William H. Devonshire, PFC Donald W. Alphin, PFC W. J. Robinson and Sgt. Michael P. Fedorak ) ..... Attack and Counter-Attack on Hill 660 by Sgts. Samuel Stavisky and Jeremiah O'Leary ..... A Bit of Fresh Air by PFC E. Whisenhunt ..... "Before the Mast" ..... Death at Close Quarters - Hand-to-hand combat clinched our victory on Betio when the men of the Second won most of the encounters with the Japanese by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Milk Run To Munda ( VMSB 234 ) by Lt. Jack DeChant ..... Straight on Target ..... Hot Circuit - Marine Radio and Signalmen ..... Russell Island Round-Up by Sgt. William S. Frank ..... Who Said "Too Old?" ( Pvt. John S. Carter ) ..... My Introduction to the Japanese by GySgt. John Basilone ..... Gunny Saks Mechanizes the Marines ..... The Bazooka ..... Casualties List April 1, 1944 to May 11, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Morale Builder by TSgt. Walter C. Cochrane ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Straight Dope ..... How's Your IQ ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Ann Sheridan ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Back Home ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 08 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 08 01
Vol. 1 No. 3 ....... Cover: Short Belts - Short Range by artist Koskinen ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Short Belts - Short Range by Sgt. I. R. McVay ..... Combat Gunman by Capt. Ellis M. Trefethen ..... How to make Sergeant the Hard Way ( Maurice Ragland ) ..... Marines Tell It To The Army ..... A Hitch in Honolulu by Jack A. Gertz ..... Question Box ..... Men of the Corps ( PFC Frank W. Freeman, Sgt. William J. Powell, PFC. Stephen R. Grady and Corp. John J. Murphy Jr. ) ..... As SEESE Sees It ..... Fish for Fare by Sgt Norman Kuhne ..... Smash at Saipan ..... Bombs and Bombing ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Straight Dope ..... End of the Hornet ..... Hansen Twins: Use 'gator for rolling fort ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Diana Lewis ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 08 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 08 15
Vol. 1 No. 4 ....... Cover: Winning Pitcher..Spillane by artist Tom Lovell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Funafuti - Springboard of the Pacific by Capt. Charles J. Greene ..... How to Live in a Jungle -- and Like It ..... Marines' Postwar Plans by Sgt. Francis H. Barr ..... Saipan Steamroller ( 8 Page Photo Story ) ..... Fire Mission - The Work of the Forward Observer by SSgt. James E. Hague ..... How to Vote ..... Volunteer by Sgt. S. B. Scidmore ..... Casualties List May 12, 1944 to June 15, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Memorial on Tulagi ..... Winning Pitcher..Spillane by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Shipwrecked ( Corp. Carlyle W. Vorachek ) by SSgt. John T. Kirby ..... A Marine's Eye View of "D" Day in France by Lt. Weldon James ..... Channel Battle by TSgt. Richard T. Wright ..... Government Shipment - RUSH ..... Pitchfork Penman ( Harry Jackson ) ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Ruth Woods ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 09 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 09 01
Vol. 1 No. 5 ....... Cover: War on Japan's Doorstep - The Battle for Saipan by artist Sgt. John Clymer ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... War on Japan's Doorstep - The Battle for Saipan ( Col. Chambers' Raiders by Sgt. George E. Doying ) ..... Sgt. David H. Hawkins: "Meat Ball" Destroyer ..... I'm glad to get Overseas Duty by GySgt. John Basilone ..... How's Your IQ ..... Crash Crew! ..... Ye Olde Corps by Fred Lasswell ..... The Straight Dope ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Japanese Justice by Sgt. Nicholas J. Pipino ..... The Message Must Go Through by Corp. Harold Helfer ..... Rout of the Enemy ..... Tanks ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Puzzle Maker ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Foxhole Art by Kerr Eby ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Janis Carter ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Casualties List June 16, 1944 to July 16, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 09 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 09 15
Vol. 1 No. 6 ....... Cover: Air Battle for the Marshalls - Artwork by De Grasse ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Ack Ack ETC. ( Cape Gloucester ) by Sgt. Bill Miller ..... Air Battle for the Marshalls by Capt. E. M. Trefethen ..... Bougainville Boogie by SSgt. Alfred E. Lewis ..... Letter from Jerry by Sgt. George Doying ..... Roadbuilders to Tokyo ( Seabees ) ..... The Little ones Count, Too - Majuro, Arno, Aur and Erikub Atolls ..... Southward by Sky ( Marine Landings in Brazil ) by Sgt. John Conner ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Chili Williams ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Bomber Squadron - Goes to War by Capt. G. A. Smathers and MTSgt. Leslie Peever ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Battle for Guam and Tinian ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 10 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 10 01
Vol. 1 No. 7 ....... Cover: Cover Art by artist Sgt Pat Denman ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Reunion on Guam ..... An L.O.P. and a Prayer ( Marine Navgators ) by PFC Gilbert E. Busch ..... Radio Kwajalein ..... Mix and Turner: Two Against the Sea ( Pvt. John Mix and PFC James Turner ) ..... Date Down Under ..... Sweating it out with SWETT ( Corsair Ace Zeke Swett ) by Lt. Jack De Chant ..... Guam Bound ..... Peters' Sketchpad ( Marine Air Wing Activies by artist Corp. Donald A. Peters ..... Nuts to You by Sgt. John Conner ..... Knock It Off by Pvt Duane Decker ..... Dear "Miss Fixit" ..... Men of the Corps ( PFC Carl Estep, PFC Edward A. Swanson, PFC Frank J. Pohana and PFC John E. Castilloux ) ..... How's Your IQ ..... Trapped in Dead Gulch by Edward F. Ruder ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... South Pacific Fun by D. Shinew ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Betty Bryant ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Back Home ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 10 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 10 15
Vol. 1 No. 8 ....... Cover: Gwendolyn the Gooney / Artwork by Anthony ....... Articles Inside: ..... Gwendolyn / By Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert ..... Sound Off ..... Salvage Pays Off / By T/Sgt. Paul G. Long ..... Welcome Home! ( 1st Marine Division ) - A Goup of the First Division arrives home after 26 months of fighting in the South Pacific ..... Doubling in Brass - Marine Corps bandsmen are proud of their musical prowness and of the record they have made in combat in this conflict. / By Sgt. I. R. McVay ..... Landing on Tinian - When the war in the Pacific shrinks to a foxhole even the cooks and field musics quit their jobs and snatch rifles. / By Sgt. Gilbert P. Bailey ..... Post-War Planning Made Easy / By Sgt. Ben Goldberg ..... Memorial on Saipan - War to Evan was a grim trade -- to Emerick it was more of a game / By Sgt. Vic Kalman ..... First Freight into Saipan - Colonel MacIntyre and his Flying Elephants put Saipan on Main Line of Central Pacific's Milk Run. / By Frank X. Tolbert ..... Trucking to Truk - A Marine accompanies a crew of Navy fliers on a bombing raid on Japan's strongly fortified island outpost / By S/Sgt. Gerald D. Gordon ..... Crowe's Feats - Some yarns about a fabulous Marine Corps officer who denies the report that he recently was buried at sea in the Pacific / By Frank X. Tolbert ..... Cap Happy Macs ( Classifying Marines on how they wore their caps ) / By T/Sgt. Vic Donahue ..... Eager Beavers ( Women Marines ) ..... Flight Deck Traffic Cops / By T/Sgt. Hal Goodwin ..... A Sea Marine at Salerno - Marines aboard warships have seen much action in all theaters ..... The Straight Dope ..... Leatherneck Laffs ( Cartoons ) ..... We the Marines / Edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Gizmo and 8-Ball ..... Deep Six ..... Hashmark ( Comic Strip ) By Fred Lasswell ..... Some Pilots Have the Goofiest Superstitions ..... Movie Capital - Guadalcanal's 150 theaters are wonder of South Pacific / By Sgt. Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Gloria DeHaven ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Casualties List July 15, 1944 to August 15, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Back Home ..... European Theater ..... Leatherneck Sports / Edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 11 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 11 01
Vol. 1 No. 9 ....... Cover: 169th Anniversary United States Marine Corps - Artwork by Sgt. John Clymer ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Twelve months of Marine history - Year 169 ..... Aviation Year by SSgt Douglas Q. White ..... Marines in Cold Storage ( Iceland Detail ) bby Sgt. John Conner ..... A night at the movies ..... Strictly a Snow Job by PFC Duane Decker ..... Tarawa - a year later by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Combat Cash ..... Death Loaders ( Marine Air Ordnancemen ) ..... Marianas Merrymaker by Bob Donovan ..... Tokyo Express ( Saipan Railway ) ..... Dunn on Guam by artist PFC Tom Dunn ..... Pictures of the Year ..... Men of the Corps ( Corp. James T Combs, 1st Sgt. Jacob Durmer, Gy.Sgt. William D. Murray and PFC Oliver Cooper ) ..... How's Your IQ ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. Hal Bergman ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Lenore Aubert ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ray Moulden

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 11 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 11 15
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Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 12 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 12 01
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Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 12 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1944 12 15
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Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 01 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 01 01
Detailed updates coming

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 02 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 02 01
Vol. 2 No. 3 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. John Clymer ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Forgotten Battalion ( 3rd Battalion 10th Marines ) by Sgt. Bill Miller ..... Guam Recovery by PFC Stanley Fink ..... Take 'Em All On by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Sea Rescue - Countless Marine flyers have been returned to safety by the "Dumbos" by SSgt. Norman Miller ..... Fightin' Admiral ( Halsey ) by Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert ..... Honolulu - Pacific Liberty Port ..... Snapping in on Tinian ( Sgt. Charley Smith and PFC Al Shirley ) by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Carrier Casualty ( Princeton ) by Sgt. John Conner ..... QM by cartoonest Sgt. Fred Lasswell ..... Some Sea-Going Marines by Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Straight Dope ..... Out of the Seabag ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Be Yourself Girls ( Betty Hutton ) ..... How's Your IQ ..... Men of the Corps ( Corp. Joseph L. Hamlin, Jack B. Magnuson FM1, PISgt. L. C. Wilson and PFC M. G. Wray ) ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Casualties List November 15, 1944 to December 15, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Frances Neal ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Back Home edited by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 02 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 02 15
Vol. 2 No. 4 ....... Cover: Artwork by De Grasse ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... SOPAC Party ..... Battle Stations by Cpl. L. A. Sanders ..... Things Are Bad All Over by Capt. Jack DeChant ..... Leyte Landing by Sgt. John Conner ..... Apamama - A Model Operation in Miniature ( Amphib' Corps Reconnaissance Battalion in Gilberts ) by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Adventures in GI Chow by SSgt. Garth P. James ..... Landing Craftsmen ..... Scat Sketches ( Marine Air Transport Outfit ) by artist Sgt. Paul T. Arlt ..... Arctic Action ( Nazi Weather Stations in Greenland ) ..... Breakers Ahead ( Getting over Coral Reef ) ..... Philippines: Marines Have Returned, Too! ..... Sgt. Robert A. Owens ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... We Dealt the Cards by TSgt Pete Zurlinden ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - June Havoc ..... Going Home! ( 2nd Marines ) ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 03 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 03 01
Vol. 2 No. 5 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Advance Man ( Capt. Clay Allen Boyd's recons to New Georgia and Rendova in 1943 ) by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Hogan's Goat by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Psychological Warfare by SSgt. David K. Farber ..... Rich Indian ( Cable Repair Ship Restorer ) by Corp. Dave Ohman ..... Junglemasters - The Fighting Fijians ..... The Old Corps by Lt. Arthur M. Spalding ..... Substitute Home - The next best thing to leave is Mrs. Alexander's Home ( Waikiki ) ..... Floating Highways ( pontoon barges ) by Sgt. George Doying ..... Donovan's Dope - by Marine cartoonist Sgt. Bob Donovan ..... Policing the "Rock" - MPs and SPs in Honolulu ..... Men of the Corps ( FM Sgt. Sidney L. Fendley, PFC Lawrence E. Pilch, PFC Emery C. Sullivan and Corp. Arthur D. Stanbery ) ..... How's Your IQ ..... Plane of the Future - designed by Don Leroy Fotheringham ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Marine Corps Institute Joins the FMF ..... Toughest Battles by TSgt. Mason C. Brunson, Jr. ..... Russia's Girl Combat Fliers ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 03 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 03 15
Vol. 2 No. 6 ....... Cover: Artwork by Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Hospital Pacific ( Aiea ) by Sgt. John Carter ..... Ferdinand Goes Over the Hill ..... Saipan, D+200 ..... The Serpent's Tail by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... All about BUGS by Lt. Arthur M. Spalding ..... They Get The Scoop - The Jap has few secrets that the air combat intelligence officers are not able to pry from them by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Outpost on Ulithi ..... Bugs - Every Marine Should Know by Sgt. Fred Lasswell ..... First Contingent ( Women Marines ) ..... Street Fighting ..... Combat to Camp by SSgt. Alvin M. Josephy ..... The Highhat Roach by Sgt. D. B. Charlton, Sr. ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Grace Lenard ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Casualties List December 15, 1944 to January 15, 1944 - Dead and Missing ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 04 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 04 01
Detailed updates coming

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 04 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 04 15
Vol. 2 No. 8 ....... Cover: Mt. Suribachi ....... Articles Inside: ..... Iwo Jima ( 20 page photo report ) ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Clamor in Classification by Sgt. John Conner ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Lana Turner ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Daffy Dope by Sgt. John Conner ..... Casualties List January 16, 1945 to February 15, 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 05 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 05 01
Vol. 2 No. 9 ....... Cover: Artwork by Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Broadway Report ( 11 page photo story on Show Girls ) ..... D-Day on Iwo Jima by Bryce Walton SP3/c ..... My Life and Hard Times in A Casual Company by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... 32 Months a Jap Prisoner by WO J. B. Shimel ..... Victory Line - TAG pilots look forward to the day they'll land their cargo planes in Japan ( Transport Air Group ) by Sgt. James J. McElroy ..... Kwan Marine Friend ..... In the Wake of War - Battered Guam rapidly is being transformed from ruins into a mighty military base by Seabees by Sgt John Conner ..... Saigon Strike - The Third Fleet's raid on Indo-China gave Marines flying from carriers their first big crack at the Japs by Lt. Hal Goodwin ..... Guns Before Ormoc - Marine artillerymen played a powerful part in the battle of Leyte by Sgt John Conner ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Croc' Hunt ( Philippines ) Photos by Corp. Robert E. Ewin ..... Emerging Literati by Bryce Walton, SP3c ..... The Three Indestructibles ( Corp. Robert J. Blaha, PFC Marvin E. Atchison and PFC William J. Micklick ) by Sgt. George H. Mattie ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 05 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 05 15
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

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 06 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 06 01
Vol. 2 No. 11 ....... Cover: Artwork by H. Koskinen ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Assignment in Hell - The story of the Third Marine Division on Iwo Jima / By Sgt. John Conner ..... They Called It Death Valley - Author's Note: This story is told by men of the Second Battalion, 27th Marines. Principal narrators are PlSgt. James Gibson, Jr., PlSgt. Steve Herschberger, Sgt. George Smallwood, GySgt. Jess W. Craft, Sgt. Harold E. Carr, Sgt. Robert R. Cavin, Sgt. Wilson A. McClain, Capt. William J. King and Lt. James P. Ronan. / By Sgt. Bill Miller ..... Malaria Man / By Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Eightball - A batting slump is a dangerous thing when hitting fourth. / By Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Saipan Air Warning Horse / Corp. Harlow P. Merrick ..... Dynamite Duty - Disposal of deadly munitions and weapons that litter a passed-over battlefield is a thankless job, and one that calls for steel nerves / Photos by Sgt. Robert Wilton and Story by Sgt. John Conner ..... The "Recon Boys" at Majuro - Editor's note: Many of the Marshallese have relatives on Islands still held by the Japanese. For this reason, fictitious names have been given Mr. Jefferson and the other natives mentioned in this story. This is the first announcement that Jones' Recon Boys were first to take territory held by the Nippers before Pearl Harbor. Many details, however, have been deleted. / By Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert ..... Glamour on Guam - Twelve of the island's representative young women. / Photos by Sgt. Robert Wilton, Leatherneck Photographer ..... Keys to the Kingdom - The best souvenir you can bring home is your dog tags with neck attached! ( Cartoons ) / By Fred Lasswell ..... The Misadventures of John K - The yarn of an ape who served in both the American and Nip Marines / By Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert with artwork by De Grasse ..... Silver Magnet / By Bryce Walton, USCGR ..... Motoyama Airfield No. 1 - Iwo Jima's airstrip already is paying for itself in the war on Japan / Photos by Sgt. Robert Wilton, PHOM2/c Reford Gravell ..... Toward the Ridge - Only nine of these scouts-snipers had seen any front line combat, but on Iwo they learned fast / By Bryce Walton, SP3/c USCG ..... What Does a Marine Look Like? / By Sgt. Frank X. Tolbert with artwork by Sgt. John R. McDermott ..... Marianas Mop Up - The search for Japs in hiding must go on long after newly-won Pacific isles are secured / Photos by Sgt. Robert Wilton ..... We the Marines / Edited by Corp. Henry Felsen ..... Gizmo and 8-Ball "Classification" / By Rhoads ..... Deep Six ..... Hashmark ( Comic Strip ) By Fred Lasswell ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Triumphant Comeback of Private Peepsight - You could see Peepsight was a genius the minute he walked on the court / By Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Loneliest Marine / T/Sgt. Chester D. Palmer, Jr. ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Ann Sheridan ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Leatherneck Sports / Edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... Casualties List March 16, 1945 to April 12, 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... The Bulletin Board ..... "Organized Sports" ( Cartoon )

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 06 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 06 15
Vol. 2 No. 12 ....... Cover: Artwork by Tom Lovell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Bulletin Board ..... "Damndest Battlefield" ( Okinawa ) by Sgt. James Finan ..... The Sudden Fame of Private Peepsight by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... A Flag Raising on Guam by PFC Carl S. Pyrdum ..... Suicide to the Sniper - Flushing Jap Riflemen out of Iwo caves, rugged duty for Marines by Sgt. John Conner ..... The Bank of Guam by Sgt. Bill Miller ..... Model Islands ( Relief Mapping Section of the Second Marines ) by SSgt. Jack Pepper ..... Pacific Slop-Chute ( NCO Club ) by TSgt. Walter C. Cochrane ..... Iwo Jima - Day by Day ..... The First Texas Marine by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Shark Stuff ..... We the Marines edited by PFC Bob Davis ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Boots Again - Staff artist Sgt. Bill O'Brian's version of how Marines may train for return to civilian life ..... Back Home edited by Corp. Ernie Harwell ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Chili Williams ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 07 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 07 01
Vol. 3 No. 1 ....... Cover: Artwork by Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Marriage of Corporal Murphy by Capt. Edwin H. Klein ..... Front Line Law by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Enter the 3rd Division by Sgt. John Conner ..... Angels Have Wings ( Navy Nurses ) ..... The Amazing Power of Private Peepsight Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Horse Marines by Sgt. Robert Wilson ..... Flying Scouts - The Airborne Eyes of the Boondocking Marine by Sgt. George H. Mattie ..... TAU - "Puss-in-Boots" airmen are tops in transports ( Transport Air Unit ) by Sgt. John Jolokai ..... Life Amoung the Crabs - drawings by Sgt. Bill O'Brian ..... Handlebar Hanks ( mustaches ) by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Bouquets from Boyington ( Black Sheep Squadron ) by Sgt. John Conner ..... The War Dogs paid off at Iwo by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... We the Marines edited by PFC Bob Davis ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Casualties List April 13, 1945 to May 13, 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Joan Thorson ..... Back Home ..... The Bulletin Board

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 07 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 07 15
Vol. 3 No. 2 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Bill O'Brian ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Dope Sheet ..... Marine Aviation from Wake to Okinawa ( 11 page photo report ) ..... The Okinawan by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Manila Art by Sgt Paul Arlt ( 5 pages ) ..... Shoulder Patches ( Authorized ) ..... Reluctant Lady by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Personnel Attack or "Clean Sweep Down - Fore and Aft" ( Comic by Gy. Sgt. Grant Powers 5th Marines ) ..... The Joint is Jumping by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Look-Alike Marines - The Weiss Brothers by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... We the Marines edited by PFC Bob Davis ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Lucille Bremer ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 08 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 08 01
Vol. 3 No. 3 ....... Cover: Artwork by Tom Lovell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Dope Sheet ..... Drive On Naha ..... A Marine Guerrilla's Diary ( Reid Carlos Chamberlain - KIA on Iwo ) by Stanley Fink ..... Food on Wheels by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Like to own a Service Station? - First in a series on post-war opportunities by Frank X. Tolbert ..... A Japanese Speaks Up by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Flash Red - Condition Yellow by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Some Facts on Demobilization ..... The Dope on Furloughs and Leaves ..... Lejeune Liberty by Sgt. Jerry Koepplinger ..... The Vanquished Race - Joseph Arens, artist ordered by Hitler to sketch Nazis, made these drawings ..... Party for the Kids by Sgt. Charles M. Platt ..... The Boys From Alligator Flats by Sgt. Bill Miller ..... Some Come Back - The Adventures of a pilot who bailed out admdst the Jap fleet by Capt. Earl J. Wilson ..... Betio Memorial ..... Divinity - In Dungarees by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Joe and Suzi by Sgt. Herman Kogan ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. John Connor ..... Casualties List May 14, 1945 to June 15, 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... Bogey Broadcast by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Ann Miller ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 08 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 08 15
Vol. 3 No. 4 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. John Clymer ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... Tales from Okinawa - stories written by 2nd Lt. Diggory Venn, 2nd Lt. Milburn McCarty, Jr., Sergeants Murray Lewis, Harold T. Boian, William Boniface, Joseph P. Donahue, George R. Voigt, Bill Dvorak, Peter B. Germano, Ray Fitzpatrick and Frank Acosta, PFCs Scott Myers-Summers, Odell Griffith and Stanley R. Leppard ..... Trouble- Shooters ( Combat MPs ) by TSgt. Murray Lewis ..... "The Gripe" by Sgt Duane Decker ..... Gherkin "Heads" for Combat by Gunther Gherkin ( Sgt. Henry Felsen ) ..... A Medal For Tony ( Tony Duenas ) by Sgt. Stanley Fink ..... Hawaiian Rodeo by Sgt. Robert Wilton ..... Cruise of the "Sailing Bomb" ( Ammo Ship ) by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... The Latest on V-12 by TSgt. James Hague ..... Characters we have met around the Pacific ..... Magnificent Mutt by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... and the BAND fought on - They evacuated wounded and toted ammunition in Okinawan Battle ( First Marine Division Band ) by SSgt. A. D. Hawkins ..... Rescue 60 Miles Off Nippon by Alfred E. Lewis ..... Marines Over Formosa by Lt. Hal Goodwin ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. John Connor ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... Peleliu Today ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Evelyn Ankers ..... At Ease - News of the Entertainment World ..... One Man Team by Sgt. Henry Felsen ..... Okinawa Summary by SSgt. Ray Fitzpatrick ..... The Dope Sheet

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 09 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 09 01
Vol. 3 No. 5 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Frank X. Tolbert ..... The Dope Sheet ..... Bloody Bottleneck - Ten times they were hurled back, but their next attack on Sugar Loaf was successful by Sgts Duane Decker and Stanley Fink ..... Scenic Routes in the Ryukyus ..... 'Greatest Show on Earth' - Ringling circus of 1945 ( 12 page photo story ) Toujours Brooklyn by Sgt Henry Felson ..... Two War *BERG* ( William S. Berg ) by Sgt. Harold Foreman ..... Life Saver - Many Marine casualties of Pacific battlefronts have cheated death with blood shipped by plane from US by Sgt. Stanley Fink ..... They take their beating standing up ( Marine Stretcher Bearers ) Sgt. Joseph P. Donahue ..... Action At Low Altitude - One hour of batttle seamed a century as a dead man rode the controls and the sea rushed up towards the plunging bomber by Lt. John Abney ..... The Yogi - the best buit man in Maine ( Albert N. Bertrand ) by Pvt Allen Matthews ..... It was nobody's fault - The Music wanted to be a combat correspondent by TSgt. Nolle T. Roberts ..... Gherkin's Waikiki Landing - Gherkin hits the beach but fails to find Jap signs, except in lights by PFC Gunther Gherkin ( Sgt. Henry Felsen ) ..... Roll Racket ( Mickey Finn ) by Sgt. Norman Kuhne ..... We the Marines edited by Sgt. John Connor ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Case For The Overseas Moustache by Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Okinawan Minstrels - organized by SSgt. R. W. Whitaker by PFC Stanley R. Leppard ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Jane Russell ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Elvis Lane ..... Combat, The Cat by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Okinawa Ration Board by SSgt. George E. McMillan

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 09 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 09 15
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 glamor 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

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 10 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 10 01
Vol. 3 No. 7 ....... Cover: Artwork by Sgt. Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Peace..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 Battaliion, 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 Suprise 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

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 10 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 10 15
Vol. 3 No. 8 ....... Cover: Kerr Eby, noted artist who achieved fame with his drawings and paintings of World War I, has seen action with Marines in the Pacific, in this war. Inserted in this issue of the Leatherneck are 24 pages of his sketches made of Marines on Pacific Island battlefronts. Cover of this Leatherneck issue is a Kerr Eby sketch depicting the use of a jeep as an ambulance during the Bougainville campaign. ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Sgt. Richard Looman ..... Letter of Instruction - Service Rating System will affect Four out of every Five in Corps by Sgt. Richard C. Looman ..... Now That It's Over - Going home to a civilian Life? Here are some of employment possibilities the government offers. By T/Sgt. Nolle T. Roberts and Corp. Bob Davis ..... Speech On Sulu - Here are some excerpts from a speech made in English by a Japanese colonel to a group of suspicious and warlike Moros during the Nips' occupation of the island of Sulu in the Philippines. The speech was found by Corporal Alphonse Jacobot. ..... They Take Vanilla - Fifth Marines Ice Cream By Sgt. Ernie Harwell ..... The Preacher's Persistence - The Heroic Actions of Sergeant Ross F. Gray ( Medal of Honor ) By Sgt. Bill Hengen ..... "Gherkin so solly, jungle not jolly" By PFC Gunther Gherkin ..... The Fabulous Taisho - The powers of this mystery man amazed fellow Marines as much as the Japs he pacified ( First Lieutenant Frederick "Tad" Van Brunt ). By Lieut Alan Shilin ..... How I took Manila By Sgt. Duane Decker ..... Fighting Professor ( Maj. Paul Douglas ) By Sgt. N. Anderson ..... Cannonball Support - Marine rocket planes played a stellar role in routing the Japs from cave strongholds. By Sgt. Don Braman ..... This one is on me... by Sgt. Francis Cronk ..... Pacific War Art - Kerr Eby, famed for drawings of first war, sketches Marine fighting in Pacific ( 24 pages of drawings ) by Lieut. Frank X. Tolbert ..... We the Marines edited by Corp. James Attlee Phillips ..... Gizmo and Eightball by Rhodes ..... Deep Six ..... Hashmark by Fred Lasswell ..... Casualties List 11 July 1945, through 10 August 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... Private Punchy's Passing ( Mascot at Quantico ) By Sgt. John Conner ..... Where's My 2000 Bucks? By Sgt. Fred Lasswell ..... Sports - US grid stars got a preview of Jap sneak tactics in 1934 tour. edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell ..... Ghost Players ( Listed as KIA on Iwo Pvt. Harry Hughes and Corp. Ray Yochim ) ..... A Chic Chick goes through Pin-up Paces - Patricia Kirkwood , Pictures and Story by Sgt. Robert C. Wilton ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Dope Sheet

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 11 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 11 01
Vol. 3 No. 9 ....... Cover: 170th Anniversary United States Marine Corps - Artwork by Sgt. Fred Lasswell ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Sidelights by Sgt. Ralph W. Myers ..... "I'll Never Forget Him" by SSgt. Jack Slocum ..... Year of Fulfillment by Joel D. Thacker ..... Paper Bullets ( Propaganda Leaflets ) by Sgt. Harold Helfer ..... Capehart's Conquistadores by Sgt Phillip N. Joachim ..... Silence on Sugar Loaf ..... The Eagle and Me by Sgt. Henry Felsen ..... Weather Birds by Sgt. Norman Kuhne ..... My Slipstream is Showing by Pfc Rear Gunther Gherkin ( Sgt. Henry Felsen ) ..... Jap puts the finger on the Japs ( Lt. Minoru Wada ) ..... Mud-Busters ( Separate Engineers ) by Sgt. Norman Kuhne ..... Death For Diana ( Diana Leon Guerrere ) by Cpl. Joseph M. Purcell ..... Big Baby Blue ( USS Ticonderoga ) by Duane Decker and Stanley Fink ..... Interlude on Iheya ..... Spoils of War - Okinawa Leper Colony by Sgt. Ralph Myers ..... Private 'Dozer Joe by Capt. John E. Estabrook ..... We the Marines edited by Pfc. Bill Farrell ..... Meet Me at the Windsor by Sgt Nolle T. Roberts ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Ann Sothern ..... Sports edited by Sgt. Ernie Harwell ..... Gyrene Gyngles ..... Leatherneck Laffs ..... The Dope Sheet

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 11 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 11 15
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Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 12 01
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 12 01
Detailed updates coming

Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 12 15
Leatherneck - Pacific Edition 1945 12 15
Vol. 3 No. 12 ....... Cover: Artwork by Anthony ....... Articles Inside: ..... Sound Off ..... Ten O'clock Aloha by Sgt. Jack Vincent ..... The Man From Everywhere - Pappy Boyington's story is an authentic American legend. The chunky pilot fought Japan eight years by Sgt. James Atlee Phillips ..... Recruits for Reconversion by Sgt. Richard C. Looman ..... Welcome to ROTA ( Surrendered Sept 2, 1945 ) by Corp. Don Hunt ..... Moving Force by Sgt. James Atlee Phillips ..... First Flight for Foss ( Major Joe Foss ) by Lt. J. Davis Scott ..... Cornell Joins The Corps by Sgt. James Atlee Phillips ..... We the Marines edited by Pfc. Bill Farrell ..... First Stop...Stateside by Sgt. Norman Kuhne ..... Leatherneck Pin-Up Girl - Betty Anne Creegan ..... The Dogs Debark ( War Dogs ) by Pfc. Bill Farrell ..... Casualties List September 11, 1945 to October 10, 1945 - Dead and Missing ..... The Dope Sheet ..... Leatherneck Laffs




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