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Underdogs : the making of the modern Marine Corps

Author: Aaron B O'Connell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Marine Corps has always considered itself a breed apart. Since 1775 America's smallest armed service has been suspicious of outsiders and deeply loyal to its traditions. Undying faith in its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron B O'Connell
ISBN: 0674058275 9780674058279 9780674416819 0674416813
OCLC Number: 939824996
Description: xiii, 381 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Aaron B. O'Connell.

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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 Read more...

 
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