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: Canup, Claude Richard, 1911-1999.
Other Authors / Creators:Keaton-Lima, Linda M. Canup, 1941-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2012.
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Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Answering the commandant's call
  • Red Canup, combat correspondent
  • From sidelines to shorelines
  • Letters before Ulithi ; June-September 1944
  • pt. 2. Ulithi
  • Tojo's front yard : September 9-October 15, 1944
  • Marine Aircraft Group 45 : October-December 1944
  • New year, same rock ; January-February 1945
  • pt. 3. Okinawa
  • MAG 31 and tactical air force Ryukyus (I) : April 3-May 12, 1945
  • Bunker Hill pilots : May 12-13, 1945
  • Black Mac's killers : Yontan Airfield, May 1945
  • Giretsu attack on Yontan : May 24, 1945
  • MAG 31 and tactical air force Ryukyus (II) : May 15-July 7, 1945
  • Chimu Airfield : July 1-September 7, 1945
  • pt. 4. Japan
  • Occupation duty calls : September 7-16, 1945
  • Prisoners of war ; September 16, 1945
  • 30 : October-November 14, 1945
  • The "ruptured duck" flies home : November 15-December 25, 1945.