Colonel Joseph H. Alexander, U.S. Marine Corps

Col. Joseph H. Alexander, USMC served in the Corps for 29 years as an assault amphibian officer. He has written six books, including Utmost Savagery and Edson’s Raiders. He was the Naval Institute Author of the Year in 1996 and Naval History Author of the Year in 2010. He was the principal historian and writer on the exhibit design team throughout the construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. He lived in Asheville, North Carolina. Col. Alexander passed away on 28 September 2014. He was 76 years old.

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THROUGH THE WHEAT
One of the great defining moments in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps was their participation... Read More
STORM LANDINGS
The Pacific War changed abruptly in November 1943 when Admiral Chester W. Nimitz unleashed his... Read More
UTMOST SAVAGERY
Also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Marine combat veteran and award-winning... Read More
EDSON'S RAIDERS
Under the fiery leadership of Merritt "Red Mike" Edson, the 1st Marine Raider Battalion... Read More
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Book Chat & Signing
6:00pm, Accent on Books, Grace Plaza, 854 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC Read More
Book Chat & Signing
6:00pm, Accent on Books, Grace Plaza, 854 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC Read More
Book Chat & Signing
6:00pm, Accent on Books, Grace Plaza, 854 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC Read More
Book Chat & Signing
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