U.S. Marines and Irregular Warfare, Training and Education, 2000-2010

U.S. Marines and Irregular Warfare, Training and Education, 2000-2010

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160927836
Publisher: United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

About the Author

Nicholas J. Schlosser is a historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History. Between 2009 and 2014, Dr. Schlosser worked at the Marine Corps History Division, where he researched and wrote about irregular warfare, the Iraq War, and the Vietnam War. He received his doctorate in history from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2008.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword ...........................................................................................v
Preface ............................................................................................. vii
Introduction ......................................................................................1
Chapter 1 ...........................................................................................7
A Heritage of Fighting Small Wars:
The Marine Corps and Irregular Warfare, 1900–1990
Chapter 2 ......................................................................................... 25
Marine Corps Warfighting Concepts from 1991 to 2002
Chapter 3 ......................................................................................... 43
The Iraq War
Chapter 4 ......................................................................................... 63
The Marine Corps Rediscovers Counterinsurgency
Chapter 5 ......................................................................................... 81
Adapting Marine Corps Combat Units to Counterinsurgency:
Training in the United States and Adapting in the Field
Conclusion ...................................................................................... 97
Notes ............................................................................................. 101
Index.............................................................................................. 115

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