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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 85.00
This comprehensive survey profiles one of history's greatest fighting forces, on land, sea, and air. 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... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 this tantalizing look at homoeroticism and hypermasculinity in Marine Corps life, author Steven Zeeland challenges the popular stereotype of the Marine as all-man and unquestionably heterosexual. Building upon his two previous books, Barrack Buddies... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Current US forces have little experience with urban warfare. This report identifies shortfalls in urban combat ground reconnaissance and assists in the creation of urban reconnaissance tactics, techniques and procedures for the Marine Corps. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
With a postscript describing SEAL efforts in Afghanistan, The Warrior Elite takes you into the toughest, longest, and most relentless military training in the world. What does it take to become a Navy SEAL? What makes talented, intelligent young men volunteer for physical punishment, cold water, and days without sleep? In The Warrior Elite, former... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
The practice of big business promoting war to profit materially was firmly in place by the time Major General Smedley D. Butler wrote about it in his anti-corporate pamphlets. This historical biography explores the life of Butler, a little-known American Marine who exposed an alleged fascist coup to remove President Franklin D. Roosevelt from office.... more...