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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 94.00
The United States Marine Corps: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present touches upon all aspects of the Continental and U.S. Marine Corps since their inception. All major battles in all major wars are covered, along with innumerable smaller clashes and deployments abroad. The evolution of amphibious doctrine, so essential to Marine Corps activity in the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 24.95
Just out of high school in 1977, her personal life already a mess, Tracy Crow thought the Marines might straighten her out. And sure enough, in the Corps she became a respected public affairs officer and military journalist?one day covering tank maneuvers or beach assaults, the next interviewing the secretary of the navy. But success didn?t come without... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Marine general Victor "Brute" Krulak offers here a riveting insiders's chronicle of U.S. Marines - their fights on the battlefield and off, and their extraordinary esprit de corps. He not only takes a close look at the Marine experience during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - wars in which Krulak was himself a participant - but also examines the... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 21.95
Lt. General Frank E. Petersen?s autobiography provides a critical examination of this remarkable Marine?s career, from his accomplishments as the first black pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps to his promotion to Lieutenant General and final service as Commander U.S. Marine Corp Base Quantico, Virginia. At the time of his retirement in 1988, General... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 24.95
Smedley Butler's life and career epitomize the contradictory nature of American military policy through the first part of this century. Butler won renown as a Marine battlefield hero, campaigning in most of America's foreign military expeditions from 1898 to the late 1920s. He became the leading national advocate for paramilitary police reform. Upon... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
In response to the irregular warfare challenges facing the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2005, General James Mattis?then commander of Marine Corps Combat Development Command?established a new Marine Corps cultural initiative. The goal was simple: teach Marines to interact successfully with the local population in areas of conflict. The implications,... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 25.95
The U.S. Marine Corps is widely recognized and admired as the undisputed leader in presenting its case as the world's most effective military organization. This book explains how to promote your own group with the same effectiveness. Written primarily for new Marine Public Affairs Officers (PAOs), this handy reference will also prove useful to Marine... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 10.95
Intrigued by the mystique and challenge of the Marine Corps, eighteen-year-old Wesley Fox enlisted in the summer of 1950, shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War. He saw action with the First Marine Division in Korea and was wounded in 1951. After Korea, Fox advanced steadily in the enlisted ranks, reaching the rank of first sergeant, and, early... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This exciting book was listed as #1 on The Advocate?s (ital) bestseller list for December 1996! In The Masculine Marine, author Steven Zeeland records, for the first time ever, what active-duty Marines have to say about what it means to be a man, to be a Marine, and to desire other men. As the foremost surviving icon of traditional masculinity, Marines... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.00
" The Warrior Elite is the first book that captures how the SEAL spirit is tempered. It reveals all the grit, sweat, mud, and blood of BUID/S training -- real-time, down and dirty. This is a must-read if you want to know what becoming a virtual warrior is all about." -- Governor Jesse Ventura, BUD/S Class 58 "A wonderful, thought-provoking book by... more...