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A different war : marines in Europe and North Africa by Harry W Edwards; United States. Marine Corps. History and

By Harry W Edwards; United States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division

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Dur- headquarters of ComNavEu, quite of color in what was otherwise a very vulnerable to rocket attacks. The drab military scene. The detachment was given a Marines had many close calls and Christmas present on 12 December suffered some minor injuries from 1944 when it was invited to a conconcussion. The Marine detachment be billeted together, enabling it to provide security for the naval headquarters and the embassy if needed. The detachment maintained its military proficiency with small arms by frequent visits to the pistol range at Wormwood Scrubs, a British pri- son on the outskirts of London.

McQueen, Francis P. Mulcahy, and Julian C. Smith; MajGens Au- gust Larson, Omar T. Pfeiffer and Wood B. Kyle; and BGens Harold 0. Deakin, Edward C. Dyer, and Frank C. Schwable. I. Dagger, Marines of the ass," by Maj Robert E. S. Marine Corps, from 1952-1955. He also served on the board of the Marine Corps Gazette and as an editor of the Old Breed News for the 1st Marine Division Association. In 1940 he graduated from the University of Minnesota and in May 1941 received his commission in the Marine Corps as a member of the 5th Reserve Officers Course.

Simmons, USMC (Ret) The following changes should be made in the World War II 50th Anniversary commemorative pamphlets, as noted: First Offensive: The Marine Corps Campaign for Guadalcanal, p. 14, the officer listed (31) should be Maj Robert 0. Bowen. Time of the Aces: Marine Pilots in the Solo- mons, p. 14, Robert L. Smith should be John L. Smith; p. 33, Sadai should be Sasai. Up the Slot: Marines in the Central Solomons, p. 33, in the photo caption, Army Air Force Col Fiske Marshall should be Marine Corps Col Fiske Marshall.

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