Marine Corps News From World War Two: Explosives Found Hidden On Bodies

CAPE GLOUCESTER, New Britain (Delayed)

Marines have been heard to observe that the only “good” Jap is a dead Jap, but even that isn’t true any longer.
Marine burial parties here have discovered hand grenades hidden under the arms of corpses, armed and ready to explode the minute pressure was removed from the striker pin.

Sgt. Arthur E. Mielke, combat correspondent.

From the 11March1944 issue of the Marine Corps Chevron

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