Marine: A Guided Tour of a Marine Expeditionary Unit

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Turtleback Books, 1996 - History - 352 pages
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Marine takes an in-depth look at the United States Marine Corps--in the New York Times bestselling tradition of Submarine, Armored Cav, and Fighter Wing--including an interview with the Commander of the Marine Corps, Genral Charles "Chuck" Krulak, an examination of recruitment and training, and more. Exclusive photos, illustrations & diagrams. Print features. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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User Review  - ASBiskey - LibraryThing

This book is more propoganda than anything else. That does not mean it is not intersting or convey a lot of valuable information. It has a very positive on the Marine Corps. Every thing in this book ... Read full review

MARINE: A Guided Tour of a Marine Expeditionary Unit

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A vivid briefing on an elite American assault force whose esprit and diverse capabilities remain invaluable in a high-tech era of push-button warfare. As he did in earlier nonfiction works (Fighter ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Tom Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12, 1947. He graduated with a degree in English from Loyola College in 1969, became an insurance agent, and in 1973 became the owner of an insurance agency. It was not until 1980 that he started writing novels. His works include Red Storm Rising, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Dead or Alive, and Threat Vector. His books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger were adapted into major motion pictures. He also wrote nonfiction books including Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Airborne, and Reality Check: What's Going on Out There? He died on October 2, 2013 at the age of 66. His last book, Command Authority, co-authored with Mark Greaney, was published posthumously in December 2013 and made the New York Times bestseller list.

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