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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Aaron B O'Connell
|Description:||xiii, 381 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||A harsh and spiritual unity --
The privates' war and the homefront in the 1940s --
The politicians and the guerrillas --
Forgetting Korea --
First to fight in the 1950s --
Rise of the amphibious force-in-readiness --
Conclusion : Marine Corps culture since 1965.
|Responsibility:||Aaron B. O'Connell.|
O'Connell offers an excellent analysis of how the marines became the Marines. Publishers Weekly 20120813 Unlike the other branches of the armed forces, writes O'Connell, the Marines did not rush into