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Proud to Be a Marine : Stories of Strength and Courage from the Few and the Proud.

Author: C Brian Kelly; Ingrid Smyer
Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2017.
Series: Proud to Be.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Proud to be a Marine is an exciting new volume of stories specific to the Marine Corps, dating from the very beginning (American Revolution) to modern day, including the 18th and 19th century, the Boxer rebellion, the two world wars, Korea and Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelly, C. Brian.
Proud to Be a Marine : Stories of Strength and Courage from the Few and the Proud.
Naperville : Sourcebooks, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Brian Kelly; Ingrid Smyer
ISBN: 9781492636601 1492636606
OCLC Number: 1028938744
Description: 1 online resource (418 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Early Wars; First Battles, First Heroes; â#x80;#x9C;Frightâ#x80;#x9D; for England; To the Shoresâ#x80;Œ; Select Personality: Presley Neville Oâ#x80;#x99;Bannon; Men Mutinous, Boat Leaky, Natives Hostile; This Old House Oâ#x80;#x99; Mine; Those Misleading Lyrics; Barriers to Overcome; First Under the Door; Marines Versus Marines; Cornerstone for a Boot Camp; Select Personality: John Philip Sousa; A Shaky Start for Marine Aviation; View from Tartar Wall; Part II: World Wars; Bridge to Four Conflicts; Select Personality: Henry Lewis Hulbert. Opening the Door to WomenRecruit with a Future; A Truck Named â#x80;#x9C;Elizaberthâ#x80;#x9D;; Aviators without Airplanes; Wartime Reunion; One Last River Crossing; Select Unit Histories: First Marine Division; Select Personality: Dan Daly; Aviation Record-Holder; Pearl Harbor Prediction; Marine Corps Women in World War II; Select Unit Histories: Fourth (â#x80;#x9C;Chinaâ#x80;#x9D;) Marines; Still Able to Sting; First to Land; Guadalcanal Logbook; Future Bishop Battle Tested; JFK to the Rescue; Select Unit Histories: Seventh Marines; A â#x80;#x9C;Classicâ#x80;#x9D; Football Game; Marines Out of Uniform; Marines with Bodyguards. Select Personality: Victor H. KrulakThe Unheralded People; Birthing an â#x80;#x9C;Alligatorâ#x80;#x9D;; Iwo Photo Revisited; Sculpture for the Ages; Black Marines Finally Welcome; â#x80;#x9C;How Those Marine Girls Could Dance!â#x80;#x9D;; Part III: War Upon War; Select Unit Histories: Medium Transport Helicopter Squadron 161; First Captive; Prelude to Marine Landing; Masterstroke Achieved; Select Personality: Clayton C. Jerome; Bridge Drop Urgent; Shepherd to the Press; Mass Breakout; Showbiz Folks; The Fighting â#x80;#x9C;Musicâ#x80;#x9D;; Marine â#x80;#x9C;Armyâ#x80;#x9D; in Vietnam; Select Unit Histories: Ninth Engineers; Hazardous Duty Pacifying. Select Personality: Captain Bill DabneyPOW in Blink of an Eye; Last Man Out; MIA for a Time; Vietnam Postscript; The â#x80;#x9C;Mistakeâ#x80;#x9D; of Khe Sanh; Marine with a Secret; Rescue Mission Aborted; Part IV: Twenty-First-Century Wars; Congrats, the War Is Over; In Pursuit of Dreams; Select Unit Histories: â#x80;#x9C;Fighting Fifthâ#x80;#x9D; Marines; From Marine to Warlord; No Winners Here; No Longer Desk Bound; Not-So-Lucky Lima Company; The â#x80;#x9C;True Warâ#x80;#x9D;; Obituary: Frank E. Petersen Jr.; Select Personality: Lance Corporal Sarah Rudder; The President Tells a Story; Women in Combat Authorized; â#x80;#x9C;Marines Good!â#x80;#x9D. Boot Camp CentennialAnd Never to be Forgotten ... ; Select Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Proud to Be.

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"Proud to be a Marine is an exciting new volume of stories specific to the Marine Corps, dating from the very beginning (American Revolution) to modern day, including the 18th and 19th century, the Boxer rebellion, the two world wars, Korea and Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan."--Provided by publisher.

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