Evans Carlson, Marine Raider: The Man Who Commanded America’s First Special Forces
Duane Schultz. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2014. 256 pp. Biblio. Index. Maps. Notes. $26.
Reviewed by Colonel Dick Camp, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.)
With 17 acclaimed histories to his credit, Duane Schultz has built a first-rate reputation for producing thoroughly researched and richly detailed accounts of men in combat from the Civil War to World War II. The subject of his most recent book is Evans Carlson, a controversial Marine officer who led a battalion of elite Marine Raiders through the early campaigns of World War II.