And a Few Marines: Marines in the Liberation of the Philippines
And a Few Marines: Marines in the Liberation of the Philippines. Capt John C. Chapin. USMC (Ret). 1997. 28 pp.
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- What was it like to be alone in the water knowing the enemy was hunting you?
- What was the range of an SBD-6 Divebomber?
- Where can I find a description of close air support and how it was received by ground troops?
- Where can I find a picture of Filipino guerrillas?
A 34 page work providing background on Marine aviation activity in the Philippines during World War II. Includes photographs, maps and a table of aircraft used by US Marines units during the campaign. Also quotes from first person accounts of battles and of being shot down.