Corpsmen: Letters from Korea
Kent State University Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 163 pages
This volume twins together the letters of Gerald and Richard Chappell to chronicle their experiences as medical corpsmen in the First Marine Division during the Korean War. The book captures the concerns, laughter, homesickness and fears of corpsmen serving in wartime.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
L Boot Camp
Jlss Bethesda Naval Hospital
Sert Able Medical Company
2 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
artillery barracks Battalion Aid Station battle Bethesda Bobby Day boot camp boys bunker Camp Pendleton candy casualties Chappell Chinese chow clothes Commander Communist Corps corpsmen couple Dick Dear doctor Don Beck draft duty East Berlin Easy Company enemy evacuation fellows Fifth Marines fighting finally fire five flak jackets four Fox Company front line gear getting glad Gooks guess guys hear hill Hospital Japan Jerry Dear killed Kobe Korean letter liberty load look Love Marine Division months morning mortar Naval Navy nice night North North Vietnam Ohio outpost patients patrol Peggy King platoon raid Ravenna Ravenna Township refugees Regiment Saigon sent Seoul ship shot sick call squad tent thing took trenches trip troops U.S. Navy usns wanted ward watch week weekend wounded Xmas