veterans think of the Corpsman Up.
"Doc Buzz was one of the Corpsman assigned to my battalion.
His book tells in emotional detail some of the day to day combat events of Marine Grunts and Corpsmen.
Although written as a novel the book brought back memories of actual events."
LtCol Joseph Griffis USMC (Ret)
CO 1st Bn 5th Mar,
definitely get 'two thumbs way up' from me. Your descriptions of the horrors of booby traps was
extra powerful for me."
USMC D Co 1st Bn 5th Mar, Vietnam 1969-70
"I truly enjoyed the book. I don't have to tell
you what a Corpsman means to Marines. All I can say is, thanks Doc and Semper Fi."
USMC Vietnam 1969-70
years 'Doc Buzz's book Corpsman Up has done me more good than he will ever know. Thank You."
M/Sgt Carlton Upchurch, USMC (Ret)
Co. 1st Bn 5th Mar, Vietnam 1969-70
"Outstanding book. The story saddened me, gladdened me, and more importantly
caused my chest to swell with pride."
Corpsman Vietnam 1969 - Double amputee
"It brought back some ghosts,
but it is extremely well written and accurately portrays the Corpsmen who served with 1/5 as the best and bravest group of
men I have ever known."
A.J. Alexander MD
Battalion Surgeon, 1st Bn 5th Marines
"The most factual book I've read
on Vietnam. I was propelled back to the Nam."
Corpsman B Co. 1st Bn 5th Mar, Vietnam 1969-70
the Corpsman's story accurately. His quotes from 'Henry V' say so much. Tears,
laughter, pain and healing."
Corpsman G Co. 2nd Bn 5th Mar, Vietnam 1969-70
Corpsman Up reflects the quiet heroism of FMF Corpsmen heretofore known mainly by Marines. The book accurately
depicts the actions and emotions of combat Corpsmen. It is greatly appreciated by those of us who are still
Tom "Doc" Lindenmeyer
Corpsman L Co 1st Bn 9th Marines - Vietnam 1967-68