May 1995

Red Blood, Black Sand. Pacific Apocalypse

Volume 78, Issue 5

RED BLOOD, BLACK SAND. Pacific Apocalypse. By Charles W. Tatum. Published by Charles Tatum. 296 pages. Some rare historical and personal photos. Stock #0-5. $26.95 MCA Members. $29.95 Non-members.

Charles W. Tatum enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17. He became a man on the beach at Iwo Jima. He would age considerably during the next 15 days. He was wounded and evacuated.

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