The Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup

By on 11-10-2017 in Blog Post, Remembering

The Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup
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The official title of the book is War is Not Just for Heroes: World War II Dispatches and Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup.  

It has become the tradition here on November 10th to blog about the Marine Corps Birthday; this is my third year! In looking at the post back in 2015, I’m seeing where I put three blog post topics into one post! Today I’m revisiting one of those topics and including below.

War is Not Just for Heroes: World War II Dispatches and Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup

If you are new to my blog or may have missed when first mentioned I’m including this excerpt.

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Book Cover – War Is Not Just For Heroes, from my AnchoredScraps 11-10-2015 blog post

“Today I wanted to share a book I came across with the “incredible true stories written by one marine as a combat correspondent in the Pacific during World War II as shared through his dispatches, letters, … the only known collection of any World War II combat correspondent’s writings”

This 264 page book from 2012 received a 100% rating from all six reviews:  War is Not Just for Heroes: World War II Dispatches and Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup.

“Filling a gap in the history of U.S. Marine Corps aviation history, War Is Not Just for Heroes rescues the incredible true stories written by one marine as a combat correspondent in the Pacific during World War II as shared through his dispatches, letters, diary entries, personal notes, and tapes…

Join me tomorrow for my annual blog post on Veteran’s Day 2017.

Anchors Aweigh,  

Helen


Attribution & Thank you to the following I’m referencing today for my daily blog post encouraging letter writing –

Image above of Cover and Excerpt from Book: War is Not Just for Heroes: World War II Dispatches and Letters of US Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup, May 15, 2012, by Linda M. Canup Keaton-Lima (Author), Keith Oliver (Foreword)

AnchoredScraps letter writing Sesame Street How Postage Stamps Are Made 11-10-2016; Remembering Iwo Jima Stamp  2-23-2016; Semper FI & Sesame Street 11-10-2015

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