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Posted: 2/15/2012 8:35:00 AM EDT
Are there any accounts of 1st Div Marines who participated in all 4 battles:

Battle of Guadalcanal
Battle of Cape Gloucester
Battle of Peleliu
Battle of Okinawa

On the series there isn't a character that does (which doesn't mean there not any).
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 11:14:51 AM EDT
Book: "Semper Fi, Mac!"

About Marines in the Pacific Theater. Not the Corps, but about Marines. The author (who was himself a Marine) interviews different people, from different parts/eras/theaters of WWII.

I thought it was very good.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 11:32:23 AM EDT
The USMC had a replacement system in which it rotated guys out and in. While there were certainly Marines that served in all four campaigns they may not have done it with 1st MarDiv.
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