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This is an original 96 page, 8 3/8” x 11”, Leatherneck magazine. Subtitled Magazine of the Marines, this is the November, 1955 Volume XXXVIII No. 11 issue.

Feature articles and subtitles where applicable or opening sentences are: Post of the Corps 8th and Eye – Sometimes Described as a Showplace of the Corps, the Marine Barracks, Washington D. C., is Noted for the Military Smartness of its Personnel and a Meticulous Routine / Home of the Commandants – Brigadier General Commandant Archibald Henderson Lived in a Stately Mansion for 39 Years. According to Legend, his Spirit has Returned Occasionally to the Pale Yellow House he Occupied so Long Ago / Dover Devildogs / Philadelphia Reservists / Glory of the River – In Korea in 1954, the First Marine Division's left flank rested on the Kimpo Peninsula just north of Seoul. West of Kimpo and across the Han River estuary lay the island of Kangwha where the Second Partisan Infantry was in residence... But in March, when President Rhee disbanded the Partisans and incorporated those worthies into the Republic of Korea Army, the problem of the “Glory of the River”--as Kangwha used to be known in the old days—suddenly became a matter of acute concern to all hands... / Navy Chaplains / Well in at Perry / In Reserve Operation Flood / Red Mike (Passing of General Edson) / If I Were Commandant / Operation Fire – Marines of the Second Infantry Division Training Regiment from Camp Pendleton Fought a Four-day Battle with Shovels, Brush Hooks and Hoes in the Flaming Forests of Southern California / The Wreck of the Governor / We-The Marines.

The magazine is clean, complete and tightly bound. The illustrated covers are unfaded and with no condition flaws. At the top of the back cover there is a mailing label. There are no markings in the magazine. There are no torn, missing, loose, creased or marked pages. The magazine is in very good + to near fine condition. See pictures.

Leatherneck Marine Magazine November 1955 Post Eighth and Eye Home of Commandants Glory of the River Kangwha Korea Navy Chaplains Fire Op


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