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Marine! The life of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (ret.).

Author: Burke Davis
Publisher: New York, Bantam Books [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and military career of Lt. General Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.), based primarily on a series of interviews with Puller and a review of his official record, with recollections of friends, family members, associates, and others.
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Named Person: Lewis Burwell Puller
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burke Davis
OCLC Number: 1241878
Description: 369 pages illustrations 18 cm
Contents: First lessons --
The fledgling --
Baptism of blood --
New skills --
The jungles again --
The student who spoke his mind --
Return of the tiger --
A changed man --
Dress rehearsal --
A war within a war --
Winning the war at home --
Cape Gloucester --
Written in blood --
Years of peace --
War on a shoestring --
MacArthur's triumph --
The hordes of China --
End of a nightmare --
Are these Americans?

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Examines the life and military career of Lt. General Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.), based primarily on a series of interviews with Puller and a review of his official record, with recollections of friends, family members, associates, and others.

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