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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Gunny G: "SULLY," RAY JACOBS, and "MAC" McCULLOUGH....


Gunny G: "SULLY," RAY JACOBS, and "MAC" McCULLOUGH....

Those of you on my e-mail list and who read my blogs will recognize the name of Ken "Mac" McCullough and his recent pic holding his old WW II Gung Ho knife from his Carlson Raider days.
Back about 1998/97, when I first got online, I pursued topics of Marine Corps history such as Carlson's Raiders, the Flags of Suribachi, etc. At that time there was little such in-depth information online; so I did it the old fashioned-way--I did it myself.

Since then the Marine Raiders organization and Dan Marsh came along and put up much more sophisticated sites on the raiders. And, then, a couple years or so later I got an e-mail from Marine Ray Jacobs who had been the radioman in the Lou Lowery photos of that first flag raising on Suribachi. And, during those years, Dr. R.E. Sullivan, Col USMC Ret, also contacted me regarding both of us having served at Camp Fuji, Japan back in the '50s. "Sully" is a prolific writer of all things Old Corps, and we have shared many online discussions together these last many years.

I have been very fortunate in my years online having interacted with such Marines as Mac, Ray, and "Sully," all of whom greatly added to my knowledge of USMC historical topics. And there have been many others who I have neglected to mention here, but whose names and stories appear here and there throughout my webpages.

What an honor to have known, interacted, and rubbed elbows with such men! Thank you gentlemen, much appreciated.
Ref
http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2008/08/26/3429/

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Gunny G: Flags On Suribachi....
http://www.angelfire.com/ca/dickg/flagwtc.html

"Sully" USMC
http://sullyusmc.com/

RAY JACOBS....
http://carol_fus.tripod.com/marines_hero_ray_jacobs1.html
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USMC KNIVES OF WWII/"Mac" McCullough, etc.
http://tinyurl.com/6macvl

MAKIN ISLAND RAIDERS #1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otSx7xlvE8I

MAKIN ISLAND RAIDERS RAIDERS #2
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7qgTgXg_f8

CARLSON'S "THE LONG PATROL" ON GUADALCANAL
http://www.usmarineraiders.org/longpatrol.html

MARINE RAIDERS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otSx7xlvE8I

KENNETH McCULLOUGH GRADUATES
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jXPA5L9OBc
(Conratulations, Mac! Gung Ho!)

Gunny G: CARLSON OF THE RAIDER MARINES
http://www.angelfire.com/ca/dickg/carlson.html
(my old website--some of the links now dead--I posted this webpage years ago, prior to the raiders posting their own site online, about '98).

MARINE RAIDERS WW II
http://www.usmarineraiders.org/index2.html

LTCOL HAROLD G> SCHRIER USMC....
http://tinyurl.com/5m5yqj

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