Robert B. Loring

Marine veteran “Red Bob” Loring provides frequent reviews for Leatherneck readers. When not reading, Bob works ceaselessly in support of East Pasco County, Fla.’s community efforts, including Toys for Tots.

Articles by this Author

OPERATION KE: The Cactus Air Force and the Japanese Withdrawal From Guadalcanal. By Roger and Dennis Letourneau. Published by Naval Institute Press. 416 pages. Stock #1591144469. $38.66 MCA Members. $42.95 Regular Price.
BATTLE AT THE OVERLAND TRAIL: One Night of Combat on Guadalcanal. By Jason Abady. Published by Warwick House Publishers. 251 pages. Stock #1936553260. $31.50 MCA Members. $35 Regular Price.
FOR THE COMMON DEFENSE: A Military History of the United States from 1607 to 2012 (3rd edition). By Allan R. Millett, Peter Maslowski and William B. Feis. Published by Free Press. 714 pages. Softcover. Stock #1451623534. $25.20 MCA Members. $28 Regular Price.
LITTLE AMERICA: The War Within the War for Afghanistan (cover)
In the dark and murky world ol" contemporary Afghanistan, America finds itself entrapped in another war that is going badly, in "Little America," author Rajiv Chandrasekaran takes readers back to America's involvement with Afghanistan in the early days of the Cold War, right after World War 11 and...
Marine Sterling Mace has elegantly written of his time in "Hell" with Company K, 3d Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment on the Japanese-held islands of Peleliu and Okinawa: "Nobody would believe a fraction of what I've seen. . .
AMERICAN HEROES: Grunts, Pilots & "Docs," Books I and II (cover)
With great pleasure, I highly recommend to Leatherneck readers two new companion books, "American Heroes: Grunts, Pilots & Docs," Books I & II, written by former First Lieutenant Michael Dan Kellum, a Mustang officer, who served in the Marble Mountain region of the Republic of Vietnam...
ONE MARINE'S WAR: A Combat Interpreter's Quest for Humanity in the Pacific. By Gerald A. Meehl. Published by Naval Institute Press. 288 pages. Stock #1612510922. $31.46 MCA Members. $34.95 Regular Price.
THE FIGHTING LEATHERNECKS. By William Douglas Lansford. Published by CreateSpace. 284 pages. Softcover. Stock #1452811768. $17.96 MCA Members. $19.95 Regular Price.
BOOTS ON THE GROUND: The Fight To Liberate Afghanistan From Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, 2001-2002. By Dick Camp. Published by Zenith Press. 320 pages. Stock #0760341117. $27 MCA Members. $30 Regular Price. Even before the smoke cleared from the devastating Sept. 11, 2001, attacks upon our country,...
MEMOIRS OF A MARINE. By Gen Vernon E. Megee. Published by Atriad Press. 250 pages. Softcover. Stock #1933177284. $17.96 MCA Members. $19.95 Regular Price. Marine General Vernon E. Megee, born in the Indian Territory near Tulsa, OkIa., served in the Marine Corps from 1919 to 1959. Starting as an...

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