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American Spartans : the U.S. Marines, a combat history from Iwo Jima to Iraq

Author: James A Warren; Dick Hill; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James A. Warren's battle-driven history shows how this elite culture has produced the best warriors in the country, through six decades, several open wars, and many smaller interventions. From their heroic performance in the Pacific War against Japanese troops on godforsaken islands, to their "tip-of-the-lance" leadership in key operations in the two Gulf Wars, the Marines have proven again and again that elite men  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James A Warren; Dick Hill; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9780786143221 0786143223
OCLC Number: 466771255
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Nov. 18, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2006.
Performer(s): Read by Dick Hill.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: James Warren.

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James A. Warren's battle-driven history shows how this elite culture has produced the best warriors in the country, through six decades, several open wars, and many smaller interventions. From their heroic performance in the Pacific War against Japanese troops on godforsaken islands, to their "tip-of-the-lance" leadership in key operations in the two Gulf Wars, the Marines have proven again and again that elite men with elite training are worth entire armies. This is the first modern history of the Marines in a generation and the first to show how battlefield performance has driven the Marines, from the Cold War to the War on Terror.

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