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The United States Marines : a history

Author: Edwin H Simmons
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 4th editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simmons, Edwin H., 1921-2007.
United States Marines.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2003
(OCoLC)624458315
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin H Simmons
ISBN: 1591147905 9781591147909 1557508682 9781557508683
OCLC Number: 50503539
Description: 405 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1775-1785: To serve to advantage by sea --
1798-1811: To be called the Marine Corps --
1812-1815: "Shall I board her, Sir?" --
1816-1844: Insult to the flag reveng'd --
1845-1859: To the halls of the Montezumas --
1859-1865: This Negro question --
1865-1898: As a separate Corps be preserved --
1898-1902: Civilize 'em with a Krag! --
1899-1916: A pacific effect upon the oriental mind --
1917-1918: The whole nation has reason to be proud --
1917-1941: If attacked, shoot and shoot to kill --
1941-1944: From shipboard to small islands --
1943-1945: All organized resistance has ceased --
1946-1950: A very serious and urgent matter --
1950-1953: If I only had the 1st Marine Division --
1952-1965: A separate service, distinct and apart --
1965-1972: Battles would be fought and re-fought --
1972-1975: Getting back into the amphibious business --
1975-1989: As tough and ready as Marines have ever been --
1990-1991: Breaching the so-called impenetrable barrier --
1991-1998: A maritime nation--always was, always will be.
Responsibility: Edwin Howard Simmons ; maps by Charles H. Waterhouse.
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