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Taking On The Burden Of History: Presuming to be a United States Marine
     

Taking On The Burden Of History: Presuming to be a United States Marine

by George M. Van Sant
 

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This book is a memoir of the author’s active service in the United States Marine Corps. It recounts his decision to enlist, boot camp, service in North China, recall in 1950, commissioning, adventures in Hollywood, combat service in Korea, and his homecoming. The author reveals he was not your typical hard-charging Marine. The book tells stories of many heroes,

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This book is a memoir of the author’s active service in the United States Marine Corps. It recounts his decision to enlist, boot camp, service in North China, recall in 1950, commissioning, adventures in Hollywood, combat service in Korea, and his homecoming. The author reveals he was not your typical hard-charging Marine. The book tells stories of many heroes, and a few cowards. It recounts some terrifying experiences, some hilarious episodes, and graphically illustrates how the superlative history of the Corps imposes a burden on every individual Marine to measure up.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781450045629
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
08/08/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,140,160
File size:
3 MB

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