Monthly Archives: May 2014

Japanese Officer Assists US Marines In Final Days Of World War II

Lieutenant Minoru Wada By John M. Curatola, LtCol, United States Marine Corps (Retired) With assistance from the Log Book staff   On August 9, 1945, Nagasaki was devastated by the second atomic bomb attack on Japan during World War II. The attack by the B-29 ‘Superfortress, “Bockscar,” piloted by Major Charles W. Sweeney, was followed only […]

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Thank You for Your Support On giveBIG Day!

Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation did well during our first-ever participation in giveBIG Day! The Foundation’s generous supporters gave a total of $2400 through the San Diego Foundation in support of FLHF on giveBig Day.  This qualified us for incentive pool funds, and so our final total will be larger. We owe a huge thank you to […]

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