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Google previewWorld War II Movies (2010)

by Philip Martin McCaulay

Flying Leathernecks is a 1951 action film directed by Nicholas Ray, produced by Edmund Grainger, (who had produced Sands of Iwo Jima) and starring John Wayne and Robert Ryan. The movie details the exploits and personal battles of United States Marine Corps aviators during World War II. Marines have long had the nickname "leatherneck," hence the title. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) arrives to VMF-247 as the new commander while everybody in the unit was expecting ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. (2008)

by Vincent Terrace

Leathernecks. (Pilot; Drama; ABC; Feb. 2, 1963). A proposed spin off from The Gallant Men about the experiences of a group of Marines during World War II. Cast: Van Williams (Lt. Dave Cameron); Philip Carey (Sgt. Matt Barragan); Armand Alzamora (Cpl. Vince Mazzini); George Murdock (Pvt. Ben Cagel).

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

by James C. Bradford

Initially called “leathernecks” because of the high, stiff collars worn as an article of uniform until a decade after the ...

Google previewThe Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary (1983)

by Harry Bornstein, Karen Luczak Saulnier, Lillian B. Hamilton

throat (indicating "Leathernecks"), moving both hands forward. mark LH open B palm right. X shape RH. Draw. 228. map marbles (game) March (month) M shape both hands, palms down, A shape RH with thumb tucked LH open B palm in, tips up. M tips out, index fingers touching. under index. Flick thumb out as if shape RH palm down, tips left. Move apart ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Marine Corps (1998)

Harry A. Gailey by Harry A. Gailey

The uncomfortable appendage was distinctive enough for the marines to be called "leathernecks," a title that continued long ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-class History (2007)

by Eric Arnesen

Marine Corps transport workers study the assembly of one of the many weapons the leathernecks use in war exercises at New River, North Carolina. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/ OW1 Collection [LC-USE6-D- 005785]. World (IWW), commonly referred to as the Wobblies. The MTW organized sailors, longshoremen, and other workers in the marine transport industry — shipping — on an industrial basis. The MTW was the most international component of an ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783–1812: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Leathernecks: An Illustrated History of the U.S. Marine Corps. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2008.

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