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December 4, 1942: Long Patrol Ends

In one of the most stunningly successful small scale operations in the history of the US Marines,  from November 6, 1942, to December 4, 1942, the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, about 700 Marines, under Colonel Evans Carlson, in 29 separate engagements, killed 488 Japanese soldiers while pursuing a force of approximately 2500 Japanese troops under the command of  Colonel Toshinari Shōji on Guadalcanal, while suffering 16 killed.  467 more words

Home Sweet Homicide (1946) - reviewed by George

Generally when you hear about a family murder story it’s all adults and the murder or murders are prompted by a will, or a chance to sell the family business, or something like that. 439 more words

Movies

Hidden Fear (1957)

It’s Noir time, Denmark style when John Payne takes his tough talking cop overseas for some location filming with Andre De Toth along for directing duties in this gritty effort. 631 more words

Daily Take

Corvette K225

preparing a body for burial at sea in a scene from Corvette K225 (1943).

Corvette K225

Corvette K225

Ella Raines and Randolph Scott are on opposite sides of the kitchen in a scene from Corvette K225 (1943), before the naval vessel takes off for action in World War II.

Corvette K225

Corvette K225

Howard Hawks discovery Ella Raines with Randolph Scott in a publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943).  Ella was not part of the work team, as many Hawksian women were, and was more of an unnecessary bystander.

Corvette K225