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The United States Marines : a history

The United States Marines : a history

Author: Edwin H Simmons
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2003] ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin H Simmons
ISBN: 1591147905 9781591147909 1557508682 9781557508683
OCLC Number: 1037257411
Description: 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 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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