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

Author: James A Warren
Publisher: New York, NY : Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, 2007, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Po9cket books pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A six-decade history of the U.S. Marines offers insight into the corps' philosophy and military practices, explaining how technology, training, and a fiercely promoted sense of loyalty have enabled Marine perseverance through many conflicts.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Warren
ISBN: 1416532978 9781416532972 9781451607444 145160744X 0684872846 9780684872841
OCLC Number: 180701931
Description: 485 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Other Titles: U.S. Marines, a combat history from Iwo Jima to Iraq
United States Marines, a combat history from Iwo Jima to Iraq
Responsibility: James A. Warren.

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A six-decade history of the U.S. Marines offers insight into the corps' philosophy and military practices, explaining how technology, training, and a fiercely promoted sense of loyalty have enabled Marine perseverance through many conflicts.

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"A welcome, readable, and concise history of the corps' past 60 years." -- "The Washington Post" "A vivid and compelling account that pays tribute not only to the valor of Marines in wartime but to Read more...

 
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