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Jack Lewis dies at 84; Marine, novelist and movie writer
Jack Lewis dies at 84; Marine, novelist and movie writer

Jack Lewis, a decorated Marine Corps officer, screenwriter, pulp-novelist, occasional movie stuntman, co-founder of Gun World magazine and self-described "reporter, drunk, editor and hobo," has died. He was 84. Lewis died May 24 of lung cancer in Hawaii, a week after marrying his longtime companion Stephanie Gonsalves. Born in Iowa on Nov. 13, 1924, Lewis enlisted in the Marines at age 18 to prove himself as worthy as his father, an Army cavalry officer. He saw duty as a machine-gunner during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star for bravery as a combat correspondent in Korea. He was recalled to duty during the Vietnam War and later retired as a lieutenant colonel. ...

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