War Is Not Just for Heroes World War II Dispatches and Letters of U. S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. Red Canup.

"Filling a gap in U.S. Marine Corps aviation history, War Is Not Just for Heroes rescues the incredible true stories written by one marine as a combat correspondent in the Pacific during World War II as shared through his dispatches, letters, diary entries, personal notes, and tapes. At a time...

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Author / Creator: Keaton-Lima, Linda M. Canup.
Other Authors / Creators:Oliver, Keith.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2012.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • WAR IS NOT JUST FOR HEROES
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • CONTENTS
  • List of Illustrations
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: The Cardboard Box
  • PART 1-ANSWERING THE COMMANDANT'S CALL
  • 1 Red Canup, Combat Correspondent
  • 2 From Sidelines to Shorelines
  • 3 Letters before Ulithi: June-September 1944
  • PART 2-ULITHI
  • 4 Tojo's Front Yard: September 9-October 15, 1944
  • 5 Marine Aircraft Group 45: October-December 1944
  • 6 New Year, Same Rock: January-February 1945
  • PART 3-OKINAWA
  • 7 MAG 31 and Tactical Air Force Ryukyus (I): April 3-May 12, 1945
  • 8 Bunker Hill Pilots: May 12-13, 1945
  • 9 Black Mac's Killers: Yontan Airfield, May 1945
  • 10 Giretsu Attack on Yontan: May 24, 1945
  • 11 MAG 31 and Tactical Air Force Ryukyus (II): May 15-July 7, 1945
  • 12 Chimu Airfield: July 1-September 7, 1945
  • PART 4-JAPAN
  • 13 Occupation Duty Calls: September 7-16, 1945
  • 14 Prisoners of War: September 16, 1945
  • 15 -30-: October-November 14, 1945
  • 16 The "Ruptured Duck" Flies Home: November 15-December 25, 1945
  • Glossary
  • Sources
  • Index
  • ABOUT THE EDITOR