Zippo Lighter

Zippo Lighter

picture was taken on USS Saint Paul while WO Duncan and detail escorted John Wayne and some other actors to Hawaii for the filming of Speaking of Major Duncan, this picture was taken on USS Saint Paul while WO Duncan and detail escorted John Wayne and some other actors to Hawaii for the filming of “In Harm’s Way”. (Dunk is at The Duke’s left shoulder.) Dunk was in the barber’s chair when some movie gofer rushed in and said that The Duke needed to get in for a trim immediately. Of course Dunk got up for The Duke. WO Duncan invited him down to the Marines’ quarters for some sea stories. He spent quite a bit of off time there. At the end of the cruise, the Marines presented The Duke with a Zippo lighter which he proudly carried, and showed off, for many years.

Semper Fi to two class acts

Mike Smith, L/Cpl
CAP 4-3-2 and 2-2-1

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