Marine: A Guided Tour of a Marine Expeditionary Unit

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Penguin, Nov 1, 1996 - History - 352 pages
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An in-depth look at the United States Marine Corps-in the New York Times bestselling tradition of Submarine, Armored Cav, and Fighter Wing

Only the best of the best can be Marines. And only Tom Clancy can tell their story--the
fascinating real-life facts more compelling than any fiction. Clancy presents a unique
insider's look at the most hallowed branch of the Armed Forces, and the men and women
who serve on America's front lines.

Marine includes:
  • An interview with the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Charles "Chuck" Krulak
  • The tools and technology of the Marine Expeditionary Unit
  • The role of the Marines in the present and future world
  • An in-depth look at recruitment and training
  • Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams
 

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In the tradition of novelist Clancy's previous nonfiction works, such as Fighter Wing (Berkley, 1995), comes an in-depth look at the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Clancy presents an insider's ... Read full review

Contents

Ethos
1
An Interview with General Charles Krulak
21
Making Marines
44
Small Arms
62
Tools of the Trade
89
The Gator Navy
149
A Guide Tour of the 26 MEU SOC
208
26 MEU SOC Training and Operations
240
The MEU SOC in the Real World
276
A Corps for Five Hundred Years
327
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Tom Clancy is America?s, and the world?s, favorite international thriller author. Starting with The Hunt for Red October, all thirteen of his previous books have hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. His books, The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears have been made into major motion pictures. He lives in Maryland where he is a co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles.

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