The Story Of The U. S. Marine Corps

Moskin J. Robert

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Paddington Press Ltd
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 1979
Edition: First Edition

Description: 796 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. The only exception are some light age markings under cover.

Publishers Description: The story of the US marine corps is first of all, the story of men in battle - the story of individual courage - of men who risked everything to do what had to be done. Although no Marine ever started a war, the marines have been ready when called. Trained to kill, they are, in Stephen Crane's words, members of a "mysterious fraternity born of smoke and the danger of death The story of the US marine corps is first of all, the story of men in battle - the story of individual courage - of men who risked everything to do what had to be done. Although no Marine ever started a war, the marines have been ready when called. Trained to kill, they are, in Stephen Crane's words, members of a "mysterious fraternity born of smoke and the danger of death.".Chapters in this book include: The early years 1775-1902; WWI 1914-1919; Imperialism in the Caribbean 1901-1934; Getting ready 1919-1941; WWII 1941-1949; The Korean War 1946-1953; Tumultuous Times 1953-1965; The Vietnam War 1954-1975; In step and smartly 1975-; also included a section of maps. ...more

ISBN: 0709205198

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