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Soochow and the 4th Marines

William R. Evans

Soochow and the 4th Marines

by William R. Evans

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Published by Atwood Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11631395M
    ISBN 100961758511
    ISBN 109780961758516

      Soochow began his Marine Corps career in Shangai, China, in as the mascot of Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, during the unit’s time there. By the time the regiment shipped out to the Philippines in , not too long before World War II, the entire regiment had claimed the small dog as their mascot. Soochow Creek Medal-4th Marine presented by 3/4 for help rendered in saving the life of my former Mike Co. Company Commander at a Reunion in Branson. On Jan. 18th, , Mike Co was acting as a blocking force in the Marketplace area near Con Thien. We .

      Soochow and the 4th Marines by William R. Evans Atwood Publishing Co. ISBN The true story of a small mongrel dog adopted as a . The Soochow Creek Medal actually covers several varieties, but all relate to the US presence in Shanghai when the conflict between China and Japan was brewing. Soochow Creek was a main waterway through Shanghai. The medal was the creation of a member of the 4th Marines .

    Outstanding s United States Marine Corps China Marine Soochow Creek Grouping. this grouping belonged to Glen S. Harbert, who was a member of the US 4th marines serving in Shanghai, China in the s. the grouping consists of the following items.   A United States Marine's Story of Survival in a World War II Japanese POW Camp," by Charles R. Jackson, has been edited by Bruce H. Norton. The introductory materials of the book note that Jackson graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served as an Army officer/5(3).


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3/5(1). The 4th Marines and Soochow Creek: The Legend and the Medal (Military Journal Special #3) Paperback – January 1, by F. C Brown John Lelle (Contributor), Roger Sullivan (Contributor) & 0 Format: Paperback.

The Military Journal Special 3, The 4th Marines and Soochow Creek: The Legend and the Medal, tells a brief history of the 4th Marine Regiment form to Includes b/w photographs and illustrations.

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The individual tales & anecdotes of Soochow's life are legion and have been thoroughly documented in articles in Walla Walla (the 4th Marines' weekly in Shanghai), Leatherneck, and in two full-length books.

There is insufficient space for them here, but one or two brief sketches will give some idea of the whole. Otherwise book is tight & clean, with no chipping or edgewear, and no interior marks.

"Soochow the Marine is the true history of a famous dog. Soochow went through the war with Japan not as a Police dog nor as a regimental mascot but as a properly enlisted member of the Fourth Regiment of the United States Marine Corps.

In a book was published entitled "SOOCHOW THE MARINE", written by Reginald Owen and Paul Lees (Lees was a former member of the 4th Marines) and the little dogs story went worldwide.

Today the book is highly sought after by collector's and very Of Birth: Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China. How the tough as nails Marines expressed their unwavering devotion to Soochow, and how he reciprocated is described in extremely descriptive and literary prose.

Believe me folks, when you're literally starving to death, a rat, a bug, a cat and a dog becomes a tantalizing morsel, a source of protein that can keep a man alive for another day, and 5/5(1). Soochow Creek was a main waterway through Shanghai. The medal was the creation of a member of the 4th Marines in Shanghai in They were locally-made, bronze or gilt, on yellow ribbons with a brown stripe in the center, and with or without top bars.

The 4th Marines and Soochow Creek. The Legend and the Medal. by F. Brown, John Lelle and Roger Sullivan. The Merriam Press web site has been completely re-designed. In a 60 page monograph entitled “The 4th Marines and Soochow Creek, The Legend and the Medal” was written by collectors, F.C.

brown, John E. Lelle and Roger J. Sullivan. It’s a most comprehensive tale of the Marines in Shanghai in the s and the story of the Soochow Creek Medal and how it came to be and the various types that were made. The 4th Regiment of the United States Marines had been stationed in Shanghai sinceits primary mission to safeguard the lives and property of Americans there.

Soochow Creek was home to an entire population of Chinese, boat people who rarely seemed to venture onto dry land. "Soochow the Marine is the true history of a famous dog. Soochow went through the war with Japan not as a Police dog nor as a regimental mascot but as a properly enlisted member of the Fourth Regiment of the United States Marine Corps.

He joined up in Shanghai where he got his boot-training and learned to wear his uniform with swagger and ease. On the 27th and the 28th of November the 4th Marines left Shanghai aboard the chartered liners President Madison and President Harrison for the Philippines.

The 4th Marine Regiment’s fourteen year association with the city was now permanently severed. From Shanghai to Corregidor: Marines in the Defense of Soochow Creek, to the SS President A working party unloads the accumulated gear brought by the 4th Marines to the Philippines.

The Soochow Creek Medal. Originally designed by a member of the 4 th Marines following the Battle of Shanghai, this medal was an unofficial award Marines could purchase to commemorate their “suffering” during the conflict.

The medal, meant in humor, shows a. Shanghai Origin. " On 28 Januarythe 4th Regiment received orders to embark for expeditionary duty in the Far East. Thus began a year tour in China, protecting the lives and property of American citizens in the International Settlement of Shanghai.

The Marines never engaged in. The 4th Marines turned to strengthen their defenses along Soochow Creek to the north. On the other side of Soochow Creek was Chapei, the location of the battle between China and Japan.

By February 7th, the entire 3 ½ miles of front lines had been barb .The best sources, by far, for the 4th Marines experience in the fall of the Philippines are the survivors themselves.

Capt Elmer E. Long, Jr., USMC (Ret) and CWO Gerald A. Turner, USMC (Ret), provided assistance in locating the surviving members of the "Old" 4th. More than Marines have been interviewed as well as men from other services.

The “new” 4th Marines participated in the recapturing of Guam and the seizure of Okinawa at the cost of 4, of their lives, the Marine Corps said.

World War .