To Be A U S Marine

Author: Stephen F. Tomajczyk
Publisher: Zenith Imprint
ISBN: 9780760317884
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Comprised of smart, highly adaptable men and women, the Marine Corps serves as the aggressive tip of the U.S. military spear. Theirs is a smaller, more dynamic force than any other in the American arsenal, and the only forward-deployed force designed for expeditionary operations by air, land, or sea. It is their size and expertise that allow them to move faster. Working to overcome disadvantage and turn conflict into victory, they accomplish great things, and they do so together. In the Marine Corps, there is a motto that describes their commitment to each other, their organization, and their country. It is Semper Fidelis or "Semper Fi." Translated from Latin, it means "Always Faithful."- Superb full-color action photos- Behind the scenes look at the training and structure- Next book in the colorful and successful series covering America's military forces- Still one of America's most combat efficient forcesFeatures:Chronological photographic displays, with personal stories, of a class of recruits as they progress through Marine recruit training.Steve Tomajczyk gains unprecedented access to the men in training around the country, including California, North Carolina, Virginia, and Okinawa.Superb full-color action photos.Author Steve Tomajczyk takes you through Marine recruit training - "Boot Camp" - the 13-week process that transforms a young person with the courage to succeed into a mature, highly disciplined, and fully capable Marine. During this time drill instructors teach individuals how to care for themselves and others, function as a member of a team and to achieve success together. Training includes first aid, water survival skills, marksmanship, tactics and other related topics. Training also focuses on customs, traditions and history that have made the Marine Corps respected around the world.About the AuthorS.F. Tomajczyk has written numerous books on weapons, agencies, and other aspects of the U.S. military and warfare, including Black Hawk, Bomb Squads, and Carrier Battle Group. Tomajczyk lives in Loudon, New Hampshire.

A Salute To Our Heroes

Author: Brandon W. Barnett
Publisher: Mascot Books Incorporated
ISBN: 9781936319008
Size: 53.80 MB
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Chesty, the bulldog mascot of the U.S. Marines, teaches children a few things about the United States Marine Corps.

U S Marine Guidebook

Author: U.S. Marine Corps
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602399417
Size: 55.44 MB
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The official guide to everything a Marine must know, now available to everyone.

First To Fight

Author: Victor H. Krulak
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612511619
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"Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program Bluejacket Paperback Book Series In this riveting insider's chronicle, legendary Marine General "Brute" Krulak submits an unprecedented examination of U.S. Marines--their fights on the battlefield and off, their extraordinary esprit de corps. Deftly blending history with autobiography, action with analysis, and separating fact from fable, General Krulak touches the very essence of the Corps: what it means to be a Marine and the reason behind its consistently outstanding performance and reputation. Krulak also addresses the most basic but challenging question of all about the Corps: how does it manage to survive--even to flourish--despite overwhelming political odds and, as the general writes, "an extraordinary propensity for shooting itself in the foot?" To answer this question Krulak examines the foundation on which the Corps is built, a system of intense loyalty to God, to country, and to other Marines. He also takes a close look at Marines in war, offering challenging accounts of their experiences in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. In addition, he describes the Corps's relationship to other services, especially during the unification battles following World War II, and offers new insights into the decision-making process in times of crisis. First published in hardcover in 1984, this book has remained popular ever since with Marines of every rank.

Corps Business

Author: David H. Freedman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061857459
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Fast. Motivated. Hard-hitting. That's what every business wants to be. And that's why the U.S. Marines excel in every mission American throws at them, no matter how tough the odds. In Corps Business, journalist David H. Freeman identifies the Marine's simple but devastatingly effective principles for managing people and resources -- and ultimately winning. Freedman discusses such techniques as "the rule of three," "managing by end state," and the "70% solution," to show how they can be applied to business solutions.

The Adventure Diary Of Mike

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 9780635011503
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Mike and his fellow Marines tackle missions around the world, as they learn why Semper Fi means always faithful.

The Marines

Author: Edwin Howard Simmons
Publisher: JG Press
ISBN: 9780883636633
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A comprehensive word-and-picture history of the United States Marine Corps. The Corps is a relatively small service but has truly fought from the shores of Tripoli to the halls of the Montezumas.

Greatest U S Marine Corps Stories Ever Told

Author: Iain Martin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461749883
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On Friday, November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress approved a resolution for the organization of the Corps, creating what would become the hallowed few, the proud--the Marines. Since then, the men and women of the United States Marine Corps have created the finest traditions of service and honor, and supplied a pantheon of heroes who have upheld them. In The Greatest U.S. Marine Stories Ever Told, editor Iain Martin has accumulated these marines' most amazing true tales of service and sacrifice, from the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli, to the conflicts where they serve today.

The U S Marine Corps In Crisis

Author: Keith Fleming
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780872496354
Size: 46.27 MB
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'The most recent full-scale study of the Ribbon Creek incident... The book has a longer perspective on the incident than earlier studies, & it includes aids to further research for serious students.'--Booklist.

Brute

Author: Robert Coram
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316128538
Size: 37.65 MB
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From the earliest days of his thirty-four-year military career, Victor "Brute" Krulak displayed a remarkable facility for applying creative ways of fighting to the Marine Corps. He went on daring spy missions, was badly wounded, pioneered the use of amphibious vehicles, and masterminded the invasion of Okinawa. In Korea, he was a combat hero and invented the use of helicopters in warfare. In Vietnam, he developed a holistic strategy in stark contrast to the Army's "Search and Destroy" methods-but when he stood up to LBJ to protest, he was punished. And yet it can be argued that all of his these accomplishments pale in comparison to what he did after World War II and again after Korea: Krulak almost single-handedly stopped the U.S. government from abolishing the Marine Corps.