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Council of War: A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1942-1991 - War in Europe, Atomic Era, H-Bomb Decision, Cold War, Missile Gap, BMD, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Iran Hostage Rescue, Iraq
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,420. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The narrative traces the role and influence of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from their creation in 1942 through the end of the Cold War in 1991. It is, first and foremost, a history of events and their impact on national policy. It is also a history of the Joint Chiefs of Staff themselves and their evolving organization.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam, Operation Forager, Medal of Honor Recipients, Fonte Ridge, General Cushman, Colt Pistol, War Dogs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in the Pacific War to recapture Guam is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Operation Forager, Medal of Honor recipients, taking of Chonito Ridge, Orote Peninsula, Fonte Ridge, General Robert E. Cushman, Colt .45 pistol, war dogs, General Obata.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines in the Pacific War are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Cape Gloucester: The Green Inferno, Major General WIlliam Rupertus, New Britain, Borgen Bay, Volupai-Talasea, LCMs, DUKWs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the early morning of 26 December 1943, Marines poised off the coast of Japanese-held New Britain could barely make out the mile-high bulk of Mount Talawe against a sky growing light with the approach of dawn. Flame billowed from the guns of American and Australian cruisers and destroyers, shattering the early morning calm.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - A Different War: Marines in Europe and North Africa, Operation Overlord
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Shortly after the United States entered World War II, the Allies agreed that the European Theater would have priority in the war over the Pacific Theater. The Marine Corps' war was in the Pacific and all war plans regarding the employment of Marines reflected that.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - From Makin to Bougainville: Marine Raiders in the Pacific War - Weapons and Equipment, Raider Training Center, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Major James Roosevelt, weapons and equipment, raider training center, New Georgia, Solomon Sea, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa, Ryukyuan Islands, Death of Ernie Pyle, Shuri Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Ryukyuan Islands,Japanese 32nd Army, the death of Ernie Pyle, the Shuri Highlands, Major General Roy Geiger, Pedro del Valle, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Francis Mulcahy, and more.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II - Pearl Harbor, Wake Island, African-American Defense Battalions, Peleliu, Marianas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan, its military leaders confident they could stagger the United States and gain time to seize the oil and other natural resources necessary to dominate the western Pacific, attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, sinking or badly damaging 18 ships, destroying some 200 aircraft, and killing more than 2,300 American servicemen.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu - Battles in the Palau Island Group, Ngesebus, Umurbrogol Pocket, Koror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines at Peleliu are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series: The Pacific - Liberation of the Philippines, Shanghai to Corregidor, The Occupation of Japan, Operations in the Northern Solomons - Bataan Death March
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important U.S. Marines history books are compiled in this fascinating ebook about operations in the Pacific during World War II, including the Philippines, Japan, and the Solomons. Topics covered include Corregidor, the Bataan Death March, the Occupation of Japan, the Northern Solomons, Treasury Islands, Bougainville, Koromokina, Navajo Code Talkers, Battle of Piva Forks, and more.
U.S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991 - With Marine Forces Afloat In Desert Shield And Desert Storm, Somalia, General Schwarzkopf, General Boomer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph presents an account of operations by the embarked Marine units under the operational control of the Commander, Naval Forces, Central Command, in the Persian Gulf from August 1990 to May 1991.
U.S. Marines History: The 1st Marine Division and Its Regiments, 5th Marines, 7th Marines, 11th Marines, Guadalcanal, Lineage, Honors and Commanding Officers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The 1st Marine Division is the direct descendant of the Advance Base Brigade, which was activated on 23 December 1913 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the early years of its existence, the brigade was deployed to a number of troubled areas in the Caribbean.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Battle of the Barricades - U.S. Marines in the Recapture of Seoul, 1st Marine Division, Wonsan Landing, Marine Combat Vehicles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the 1st Marine Division; Major General Oliver P. Smith; Seoul/Wonsan campaign; aerial medical evacuation; close air support in the recapture of Seoul; marine combat vehicles; Bushmaster; 1950 street fighting.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Fire Brigade - U.S. Marines in the Pusan Perimeter, Pershing Medium Tank, North Korean Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the Pershing Medium Tank, the North Korean medium Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter, rifles, and mortars.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Over the Seawall - U.S. Marines at Inchon, Douglas MacArthur, President Truman, 1st Marine Division, Wolmi-Do
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Some of the subjects included in this history: Major General Field Harris, Colonel Lewis B. Chesty Puller, Major General Oliver P. Smith, 1st Marine Division, and more.
U.S. Marines History: Marine Advisors with the Vietnamese Provincial Reconnaissance Units, 1966-1970 - Phoenix Program, Counterinsurgency, PRU, Advisors Tell Their Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the latter stages of the Vietnam War, small teams of dedicated and courageous Vietnamese special police, led by American military and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) personnel, fought a largely unsung war against the political leadership of the Communist insurgency.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Training Units and Developing Leaders Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0 (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, augments fundamental principles discussed in Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In today's Marine Corps, African-Americans constitute almost 10 percent of the officer corps. The fact that this was not always the case deserves explanation, as do the Marine Corps' efforts to remedy this deficiency.