Clay Barrow

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... (ProQuest Information and Learning: ... denotes obscured text omitted.) TEN YARDS ahead, ferretquick GySgt Tilden Lacey dropped to one knee, seemed to sniff the air and then, satisfied, loped on to cross the open rice paddy under the blessed black canopy of the starless Korean night. In Lacey's...
GySgt Sam Griffiths has been breathing life into physical fitness programs at every base he has been assigned for duty A GOOD newspaper editor, like a good company commander, is a man who, when he nods his head, does not necessarily mean he agrees or sympathizes with you. He is merely indicating...
As irritating, elusive and persistent as a wasp, the guerrilla is getting a reputation all out of proportion to his actual threat. The First Marine Division's remedy? Swat him. Viciously!
NOT ONE, but several, training films of the brutal island war in the Pacific contain grisly scenes of enemy soldiers reduced to smoldering cinders by napalm spewed from a flame thrower. One awful sequence records a flaming figure stumbling from a blackened bunker and squandering his last, agonized...
Marine Staff NCOs, who like to nickname their favorite haunts, could call the club in San Diego, "King of Clubs" YOUR SALARY was raised when you made the giant stride from buck sergeant to the coveted "Staff NCO" bracket 17 years ago. Still, chances are, you only felt the raise the first payday and...
As long as "uncommon valor" is considered among man's nobler virtues, the name of a bleak, black volcanic island in the Pacific will be perpetuated. One day, another Iwo Jima may dominate this country's headlines. If that day comes, the two Iwos will share much of their glory with the men of the U...
El Toro's Aviation Physiological Training and Survival Unit helps aviators battle the elements IF CHARLES ROBERT DARWIN's much maligned theory of evolution is correct, it has been a long, hard climb from the slime to the stars.
Eighteen jets roared off El Toro's runway and, when they landed at Atsugi, a brilliant new record had been established THE SPORTS world carries the business of "world records" to extremes to help keep turnstiles clicking. Any baseball fan worthy of the name, for example, can tell you who holds the...
They could count your whiskers and you'd never know they were around; they could eliminate you with two dog lags and a razor blade if they had, to. They are recon Marines, and they gather intelligence for an infantry division
AT 0430 ON 25 June, 1950, 60,000 North Koreans poured across the 38th Parallel to risk everything in one of the historic gambles of this century. Had these pompous puppets won, they would have earned a new stature on the world's stage. Even a crushing defeat would not drastically alert their people...

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