US Marine Corps in World War I 1917-18
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US Marine Corps in World War I 1917-18

by Mark Henry, Darko Pavlovic
     
 

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Though the US Marines initially struggled to maintain their distinctive identity within the huge American Expeditionary Force in France, their unforgettable performance at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Meuse-Argonne established their reputation as 'the most aggressive body of diehards on the Western Front'. This book describes the

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Though the US Marines initially struggled to maintain their distinctive identity within the huge American Expeditionary Force in France, their unforgettable performance at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Meuse-Argonne established their reputation as 'the most aggressive body of diehards on the Western Front'. This book describes the organization of this formidable force from 1917-18 and details their uniforms, insignia and decorations, weapons and equipment. Numerous photographs and eight full colour plates vividly depict the various ranks of the US Marine Corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782005193
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/20/2012
Series:
Men-at-Arms , #327
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
50
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Mark R. Henry is a lifelong student of military history and an experienced re-enactor of many periods. He served in the US Army as a signals officer from 1981-90, in Germany, Texas and Korea. He holds a BA degree in History and is currently working for his Master's.

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