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The 2017-18 Dedicated Member Campaign has begun. This year you can designate where your contribution goes. Your name and dedication will also appear in the Annual Conference Journal at the end of the year:

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Book chronicles WWII Marine cinematographer

REVIEW: My Brother’s Letters
Amazon Paperback:  $$11.59, Kindle:  $5.95
One of the interesting things about this Association is the historical data that turns up from unexpected sources.  Take “My Brother’s Letters,” a self-published paperback (and ebook) written by James Watson and chronicling the action of his Marine cinematographer brother during World War II.

Somewhat like Linda Keaton-Lima’s “War Is […]


Meet the Author of “Twice Heroes” — Tom Graves

Book by Tom Graves

Joe Rosenthal Chapter member, Tom Graves talks about his interviews of Nisei Veterans, their battles against wartime suspicion and racism, and overcoming them with their courage and patriotism.

Tuesday  •  June 11, 2013  •  6:00 pm
Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Registration at 5:30 pm | Program at 6:00 […]


New digital photography lessons

The IFLC’s Complete Guide to the art of Going Manual by Rod and Robin Deutschmann

Remember last years’ speaker, our own CC Rod Deutschmann and his wife, Robin? They have finished a wonderful new eBook about using your digital camera on manual:

The IFLC’s Complete Guide to the art of Going Manual. Forty Lessons and more […]


P.T. Brent authored a new book

P.T. Brent authored a new book, 29: an Anthology of Outrageous Stories.

Description on U.S. Marines by their very culture are strong, bold, disciplined . . . and ultimately victorious. The Irish know how to make something from nothing . . . and still find cheeky humor in a “hard knock” life.

Catholics care […]


Back in Print

Honorary Life Member and 1982 Denig Award winner Marvin J. Wolf has a new book out–and one of his earlier works, considered a classic of its genre, is back in print.

The Tattooed Rabbi is a mystery thriller set in Southern California. The protagonist is a rabbi working as a private investigator.  This is character is […]


We got books!

Get a copy from USMCCCA!

If you have not yet read “War Is Not Just For Heroes,” the World War II dispatches and letters of the late CC Red Canup, this is your chance to purchase it at the low post-conference rate of $20, which includes postage.

The book, edited by Red’s daughter, Dr. Linda Keaton-Lima, […]


CC wins 2012 Military Writers Society of America award

The Warrior Among Us by Dick Hrebik

Windy City Publishers and I are extremely proud to announce “The Warrior Among Us” just won a prestigious 2012 Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) book award for science fiction. I received the award at their annual conference in Dayton two weeks ago. Being an election year, five […]


Review: War Is Not Just For Heroes

World War II Dispatches and Letters of U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. “Red” Canup

Review by Capt Jack T. Paxton, USMC (Ret)
Reprinted courtesy of Leatherneck Magazine

At the outbreak of World War II, Brigadier General Robert L. Denig Sr., then heading the Marine Corps’ Department of Public Relations and tasked with finding experienced reporters, photographers […]


Tracy Crow’s book reviewed in Tampa Bay Tribune

Tracy Crow is a member of the Florida Chapter and is an assistant professor at Eckerd College. She has a book that’s been reviewed in the Tampa Bay Tribune called “Eyes Right, Confessions From a Woman Marine”. It’s her second book published.  The first book is penned under the name Carver Greene called “An Unlawful Order.”


War Shots awarded best biography

Walt Ford tells us that it is official. Chip Jones’ book “War Shots”  — the biography on Norm Hatch — is the winner of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s Colonel Joseph Alexander Award for best biography in 2011.


Looking for a writer to finish Cy O’Brien’s book

Military Historical Tours is looking for a writer to bring to fruition a book started by the late Cy O’Brien on his many trips with that travel organization.

General requirement: This manuscript now needs a writer with the passion of Cy O’ Brien to pull it all together, and give it birth. The requirements, as outlined […]


Signed copies of “War Shots”

Jack, thank you for your hospitality at last week’s event. I know you were very busy, and I appreciate the few minutes we spent together.

I know many of your attendees did not have an opportunity to personally meet Chip Jones, or purchase his book. War Shots is an important book that all of your members […]