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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 - No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy - Marines of the Blue Diamond, Camp Pendleton, Iraq War to Oust Saddam Hussein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003, is a unit history written by the participants in the same vein as its predecessors—The Old Breed—written at the end of World War II and— The New Breed—authored during Korea. It is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Basrah, Baghdad and Beyond - First Stage of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kinetic Phase of the War to Topple Saddam Hussein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book on the beginning of hostilities in Iraq is one of the first historical works commissioned by the History Division to focus on the role of the U.S. Marine Corps in the long war against global terrorism.
U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004 - Iraq War, Muqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi Militia, Task Force Dragon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a "battle study" written purposely from the perspective of the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought at an-Najaf in August 2004. Some context is needed to it these events within the evolution of the campaigning in Iraq in 2004.