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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 75.00
Designed as a reference for those interested in the combat history of the U.S. Marine Corps, this book describes the engagements from the formation of the Continental Marines to the corps' greatest exercise at the Battle of Okinawa. Organized chronologically, the individual skirmishes illustrate how each of the Marine Corps's engagements contributed... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
In April 1917, the United States ended its nonintervention policy and entered World War I as an "Associated Power" to aid the Allies in their fight against the Central Powers. The American Expeditionary Force, fighting alongside French and British troops, provided vital manpower on the Western Front during the Aisne Offensive and participated... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Since the introduction of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, in which the United States vowed to prevent further European interference in the Western Hemisphere, the American military ever increasingly involved itself in the internal affairs of its Latin American neighbors. This book considers nearly 150 years of U.S. military intervention in Latin America,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 49.95
In the island battles of World War II, the United States Marine Corps came into its own. From a force previously numbering 55,000, the ranks of the Marines swelled to 480,000. With Pacific theater command essentially divided geographically between General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, these forces found themselves under the command... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95
World War I found American soldiers overseas participating in unprecedented acts of bravery and valor. Faced with the need to recognize these outstanding deeds by soldiers of all ranks and creeds, the United States established the Silver Star citation, consisting of a small star which was placed on a Victory Medal Ribbon by the honored soldier. These... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
During World War I, the American Expeditionary Force Second Division saw more action and captured more ground and enemy combatants than any other, including the vaunted First Division. The 4th Marine Brigade, especially, earned a reputation as a steadfast unit of superb fighting men. Drawing on battle reports and other official documents, this volume... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
In 1927, at the request of his superiors, John W. Thomason, Jr., set out to chronicle the history of the U.S. Army 2nd Division, particularly during the bloody action of 1918. A proven writer with a solid military background through his service in the Marine Corps and at thta time two successful books under his belt, Thomason was a natural choice to... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 74.99
This book contains the academic presentations at a Symposium on Advancing Excellence and Public Trust in Government which focused on the role of transparency in restoring the public trust. There was certainly a very broad consensus at the Symposium that transparency in government is extremely desirable, needs to be improved, will bring reform and improvement... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95
A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication Until recently, archaeological projects that included analysis of human remains had often lacked active collaboration between archaeologists and physical anthropologists from the planning stages onward. During the 1980s, a conjunctive approach developed; known as "bioarchaeology," it draws on the methodological... more...