RECON HISTORY OF WWII. Col. Bruce Meyers # 007, author of "Fortune
Favors the Brave" is writing a "History of Marine Amphibious
Reconnaissance in WWII". He is collecting material from all available
sources. The Historical Branch at Headquarters Marine Corps is helping,
as is the Marine Corps University at Quantico. For all materials loaned,
copies will be made and the original material returned to the lender.
Info on operations of the Fifth Amphib Recon Bn, commanded by Maj. James
Logan Jones (the Commandant's father) is desired. Additionally, any similar
material on the amphib recon operations conducted by the various amphib
recon units, platoons or companies of each of the six Marine Divisions
will add to as complete a history as possible of recon operations conducted
Anyone with any information, maps, sketches, photos, op orders, after-action
reports, medal and award citations, T/Os, T/Es, unit rosters etc. are
sought. Credit and source of all materials provided will appear in the
book now in progress.
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Thank you all and hopefully we can give our WWII Recon Marines the recognition
that they deserve.