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FIRST TO FIGHT

by Victor H. Krulak

FIRST TO FIGHT "Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program   Bluejacket Paperback Book Series In this riveting...

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GURKHAS AT WAR

GURKHAS AT WAR

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The result of unprecedented in-depth interviews with Gurkha soldiers past and present, Gurkhas at War depicts key military campaigns of the twentieth...

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HUNTER-KILLER

HUNTER-KILLER

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The pursuit of German U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic has long been considered one of the most exciting stories of World War II. This...

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LITTLE SHIP, BIG WAR

LITTLE SHIP, BIG WAR

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Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE343) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific War. They escorted convoys,...

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LOST CRUSADE

by Peter Scott

When Peter Scott began a 1968 tour in Vietnam advising ethnic Cambodian Khmer Krom paramilitaries, they shared only an earnest desire to check the...

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MAKING WAR, THINKING HISTORY

by Jeffrey Record

In examining the influence of historical analogies on decisions to use--or not use--force, military strategist Jeffrey Record assesses every major...

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MISSLE CONTAGION

MISSILE CONTAGION

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After first assessing the state of ballistic missile proliferation in the Middle East, South Asia, and Northeast Asia, Dennis Gormley identifies...

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STORM LANDINGS

by Colonel Joseph H. Alexander, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

The Pacific War changed abruptly in November 1943 when Admiral Chester W. Nimitz unleashed his Central Pacific drive, spearheaded by U.S. Marines....

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THE EASTER OFFENSIVE

THE EASTER OFFENSIVE

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This thoroughly documented chronology of the April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam by the North Vietnamese Army, called the Easter Offensive, serves...

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RESCUE OF BAT 21

THE RESCUE OF BAT 21

by Darrel D. Whitcomb

When his electronic warfare plane—call sign Bat 21—was shot down on 2 April 1972, fifty-three-year-old Air Force navigator Iceal “...

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THEY WERE EXPENDABLE

THEY WERE EXPENDABLE

by W.L White

A national bestseller when it was originally published in 1942 and the subject of a 1945 John Ford film featuring John Wayne, this book offers a...

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TIP OF THE SPEAR

TIP OF THE SPEAR

by G.J. Michaels

Also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Selected for the Marine Commandant's Reading List when first published in hardcover,...

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TWENTY MILLION TONS UNDER THE SEA

TWENTY MILLION TONS UNDER THE SEA

by Daniel V. Gallery

In June 1944, U.S. Navy Task Group 22.3, a "hunter-killer" force commanded by Daniel Gallery to track down German submarines, boarded and...

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UNTIL THE SEA SHALL FREE THEM

UNTIL THE SEA SHALL FREE THEM

by Robert Frump

"A spellbinding and eloquent story of tragedy, courage, and the triumph of one man determined to see that his shipmates did not die in vain....

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BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been...

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