Commandants of the Marine Corps

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Allan Reed Millett, Jack Shulimson
Naval Institute Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 580 pages
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Twenty retired military officers, academics, and historians contribute 27 essays tracing the history of the U.S. Marine Corps through the service of 27 commandants serving the Marine Corps between 1775 and 1983. Each essay describes the personality of the featured commandant, while also assessing the subject's performance and his historical signifi
  

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Contents

Samuel Nicholas
17
William Ward Burrows
27
Franklin Wharton
36
Anthony Gale
45
Archibald Henderson
54
John Harris
74
Charles G McCawley
97
Charles Heywood
113
Thomas Holcomb
253
Alexander A Vandegrift
270
Clifton Bledsoe Cates
311
Lemuel Cornick Shepherd Jr
329
Randolph McCall Pate
349
David Monroe Shoup
362
Wallace M Greene Jr
381
Leonard F Chapman
402

George Frank Elliott
146
William Phillips Biddle
163
George Barnett
174
John A Lejeune
194
Ben H Fuller
224
Louis H Wilson
427
Notes
457
Bibliography
541
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About the author (2004)

Millett is Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Professor of Military History at The Ohio State University.

Jack Shulimson is the former senior Vietnam historian and head of the Histories Section, U.S. Marine Corps and History Division.

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