• DEATH OF A NAVY, Japanese Naval Action in WW II, by Andrieu d'Albas, Captain, French Naval Reserve. The Devin-Adair Co., 23 East 26th St., New York 10, N. Y. Price $5.50 THE AMERICAN super-patriot or extremely pro-Navy man will not agree with this account of the Japanese side of Pacific naval...
  • GARDE D'HAITI, compiled by James McCrocklin. United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md. Price $4.50 IN A VERY authoritative and well-documented book, a Reserve Marine officer has related the incidents of perhaps one of the most colorful, yet least publicized, periods of Marine Corps history...
  • Checks for $25.00 have been mailed to the writers of the letters which appear on these pages. Leatherneck will continue to print-and pay for-ideas expressed by readers who have sincere constructive suggestions for a better Corps. If you were Commandant, what would you do? Your answer may bring you...
  • NAMES IN SPORTS Tom Bradford, Bruce Gustafson and Frank Spears showed top performance as the Quantico tennis team defeated six successive collegiate and club opponents . . . Moses Beeman, Rodney Lovellette, Jim Klagas, Mike McMahon and Jim Clark were picked for an all-star intramural basketball...
  • IN A WAY, the switch from fighter pilot to helicopter helmsman might be comparable to turning an old warhorse out to pasture. Master Sergeant Jack Pittman, Jr., though, doesn't mind when the simile refers to him. He asked for the change, for a reason. The tall, affable flier from the Texas...
  • Leatherneck receives many letters requesting information concerning members of the Marine Corps, and other branches of the service. Condensations of these letters are published in this column as a service to our readers. To avoid errors, all names and addresses must be printed or typed. Former...
  • Effective Dates of New Drill The new 13-man squad drill will become effective throughout the Marine Corps on the following schedule, according to MCO 1500.10. 1. Recruit Training Commands-For all new recruits on and after June 1, 1957. 2. Infantry Training Regiments-On receipt of first recruits...

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