9780935553406

Marines at War : 20 True Heroic Tales of U. S. Marines in Combat, 1942-1983

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  • ISBN13:

    9780935553406

  • ISBN10:

    0935553401

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc

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Summary

In 20 hard-hitting, action-packed true, heroic stories, Hammel chronicles the making of the modern U.S. Marine Corps from the desperate Guadalcanal landings in 1942 to the tragic bombing of the Marine headquarters in Beirut in 1983.

Table of Contents

Glossary & Guide to Abbreviations ix
Maps
xiv
Gavutu and Tanambogo
1(12)
Edson's Ridge
13(11)
The Medal
24(12)
First Kill
36(8)
Marines and the Invasion of New Georgia
44(15)
The Choiseul Raid
59(15)
Tarawa: The Third Day on Red--3
74(9)
Marines at Guam
83(11)
Marine Air in the Philippines
94(32)
Calculus for Victory
126(5)
Hill 1282
131(14)
Dogfighting with a Load On
145(5)
Doc
150(8)
Battles in the Que Son Valley
158(5)
Meeting Engagement
163(17)
Christmas Eve at Khe Sanh
180(8)
Hill 861
188(15)
The Flagpole
203(14)
Helborne 513
217(7)
Rescue in Beirut
224(13)
Index 237

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