U.S. Marine Raider Missions: A Timeline

U.S. Marine Raider Missions: A Timeline

by Lisa M. Bolt Simons




What happened in Tripoli in 1805? Who are the Marine Raiders? This unique timeline of the US Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command missions seizes the courage and drama these soldiers experienced. Dive in and follow along to learn more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491487044
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: Special Ops Mission Timelines
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Lisa M. Bolt Simons, a teacher by day, has published several nonfiction children’s books, as well as articles in various publications.  She’s been awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, a McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers/Loft Award in Children’s Literature Honorable Mention, and a Shabo Award from The Loft Literary Center.  She lives in Minnesota with her husband and teen twins.

Table of Contents

New and proud — Battle of Derna — Battle of Baltimore — Battle of Drewry's Bluff — Battle in Belleau Wood — Operation Watchtower — Operation Overlord — Operation Detachment — Battle of the Pusan Perimeter — Operation Starlite — Objective Razor — Afghanistan Ambush — Protecting the world.


engaging, low-level text; historically accurate photographs; Fact Boxes; On-Page Definitions of Glossary Terms; Maps; Timeline

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