US Marine Corps Reference Reading Library


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Legacy Messages - 1995-1999








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Entry: 87488
Subject: NEW BOOK ON RECKLESS, WARHORSE OF THE 5TH REGIMENT

Janet Barrett wrote on October 26, 2013


City and State: CHESTER CT

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: A new book, THEY CALLED HER RECKLESS -- A TRUE STORY OF WAR, LOVE
AND ONE EXTRAORDINARY HORSE, by Janet Barrett, tells the full
story of the little Korean pony who became the warhorse of the
5th Regiment during the Korean War. Awarded two Purple Hearts,
promoted to sergeant (and later staff sergeant), Reckless hauled
ammo to the front lines, helped saved lives, raised spirits, and
was loved and respected by all who knew her. More than 60 Marines
who knew her in Korea and later at Camp Pendleton gave generously
of time and memories to make this book possible. Included are 14
pages of photographs, many never before published. Book is
available through various Marine Corps sites and on Amazon.com.

Keywords: Reckless, warhorse, Recoilless Rifle Platoon, Anti-Tank Company,
5th Regiment.



Entry: 85074
Subject: HELP WITH MY DAD'S RECORDS

Theresa Ryan wrote on December 28, 2012


City and State: LOUISVILLE IL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: need help locating my dad's military records, i have
a copy of his death certificate i do not have his ssn
or dog tags his name was darrell l. turnbull went by
steve he was killed in 1972 he was private 1st class
us marine korean war vet, he was killed in indiana
motorcycle accident would appreciate any help

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Entry: 35071
Subject: CAPT.N.A.CANZONA..WHEREABOUTS

Cal Lowry wrote on June 24, 2003


City and State: LUBBOCK TX

Unit: H/S CO MARINE BKS,PEARL HARBOR,TH

Service or Relationship: Friend of Veteran

Comments: I have just finished reading ..MARINE..by James Brady and found Capt.Nicholas A.Canzona's account of USMC operations in Korea listed in the cited materials....as a 19 yr old Marine Corporal,I thought Lt.Nick Canzona was an out standing officer and coach,and was an exemplary Marine ,in the highest traditions of the Corps.

It would be a privilege and honor to hear from him,by e mail or any other way...I WOULD LOVE TO THANK HIM FOR HIS GALLANT SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY AND THE INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP he gave this grunt gyrene.

Sincerely,exCpl,Cal D.Lowry,574841,USMC

Keywords: Lt.Nick Canzona was my football coach ,Pearl Harbor Marines.1947,and was the CO OF the SPIT AND POLISHED Main gate Guards



Entry: 30375
Subject: WOULD LIKE A COPY OF A BOOK

Pamela and Duel N. Jeans wrote on December 13, 2002


City and State: NORTH FORK IN

Unit: 1ST BRIGADE, B COMPANY ENGINEERS

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: Looking for a book written by William Prosser (or Proctor)entitled "Tell It To My Son". William Prosser was a heavy equipement operator for the 1st Engineers. The book was finished by someone else as William was killed.

Keywords: attached to Able Company



Entry: 15675
Subject: USMC TANKER'S KOREA

Roger G. Baker wrote on March 28, 2001

Deceased

City and State: PENSACOLA FL

Unit: 3RD PLATOON, ABLE COMPANY, FIRST TANK BATTALION, F

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: I am in the final process of having my Korean War Memoirs published. I was first a loader and then a gunner on tanks A-34 and A-32 with 11 months of combat during the Korean War.

My Korean War Memoirs will be entitled as follows:

USMC TANKER'S KOREA
Letters, Sketches and Photo's Sent Home
Author: Roger G. Baker

This will be a hard book publication with a dust jacket. Should you be interested, once it is published it will be available for $29.95 and may be ordered directly from me or my Publisher Elderberry Press and perhaps on Amazon.com and the Korean War Project.

Semper Fi,

Roger G. Baker

Keywords: July 1951-July 1952 3rd Platoon, Able Company, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division serving during the Korean War.



Entry: 12051
Subject: H/3/1 MARINES IN KOREA

Paul Gulick wrote on September 29, 2000


City and State: OWENS CROSS ROADS AL

Unit: H/3/1

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: The book, "H/3/1 Marines in Korea" is a detailed history of the activities of the Company while in Korea. It is not available in hard-back and paper-back but is available in computer files. Anyone with a wordprocessor can access the files and read about the day-to-day activities of the Company as well as their combat actions. Contact Paul Gulick to obtain a free (via email) copy of the book.

Keywords: H/3/1 Marines in Korea book



Entry: 5913
Subject: RE: BATTLE REPORT THE WAR IN KOREA

Neal Hammon wrote on December 29, 1999

Email Update Needed



City and State: SHELBYVILLE KY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Authors: Capt Walter Karig, Com Malcolm Cagle and Lt Com Frank Manson.
Title: Battle Report The War in Korea
Rinehart and Company, Inc 1952 New York- Toronto

Very excellant book on navy and marine corp part in Korean War, 1950-51

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