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Author Chenoweth, H. Avery.

Title Semper fi : the definitive illustrated history of the U.S. Marine Corps / H. Avery Chenoweth, with Brooke Nihart ; foreword by James Brady.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Fall River Press, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rochelle SD 212 - Rochelle Twp HS Stacks - RSLY-12  359.9 CHE    AVAILABLE
Description 491 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 479) and index.
Contents Tribute to John Glenn -- Introduction: a fighting force like no other -- ch. 1. Don't tread on me: the birth of the Continental Marines -- ch. 2. The Nineteenth century - fortitudine to semper fidelis -- ch. 3. Thrust onto the world stage -- ch. 4. The second World War: 1941-1945 -- ch. 5. Truman's "police action" with the United Nations -- ch. 6. America's longest "hot" war -- ch. 7. Tumultuous decades climax with war -- ch. 8. The dawn of a new millennium -- ch. 9. Twenty-first century "warfighting."
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- History.
Added Author Nihart, Brooke.
ISBN 9781435129412 hardcover
1435129415 hardcover

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