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A History of the 20th Company, 5th Regiment, United States Marines By Francis Fisk
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This new reprint edition of "A History of the 20th Company, Fifth Marines," besides containing all the original material of the rare 1919 edition, includes additional map, field messages... More > and operation reports not found in the original, as well as new section introductions and footnotes by military historian BJ Omanson. As part of the 4th Brigade of Marines (2d Division, AEF), the 20th Company saw action at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Argonne, and served also with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine after the Armistice.< Less
The World War I Memoirs of Don V. Paradis, Gunnery Sergeant, USMC By Don V. Paradis
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A foxhole view of the Marine Corps in the First World War. Don Paradis served as a sergeant in every action of the storied 4th Marine Brigade, earned two decorations for valor, and pinned on gunnery... More > sergeant chevrons shortly after the armistice – less than twenty months after enlisting. Paradis is blunt, honest, and direct. His memories of combat are vivid and graphic.< Less
The Tower at the Edge of the Wood: Bois Belleau Seventy-five Years After By BJ Omanson
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Night after night through heavy shellfire, Alpheus Appenheimer, a private with the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Brigade of Marines, hauled ammunition to front-line positions of his company with a... More > 4-line mule-team and wagon during the fiercest fighting at Belleau Wood. ~~~ For years after the war, Alpheus hoped to return to Belleau Wood with his wife, America, to show her where he had served during those desperate days and nights in June, 1918, when a single brigade of Marines stood against the German drive on Paris. But the realities of raising a family on a small Illinois farm during the agricultural depression of the 1920s made a trip to France all but impossible, and it was not until seventy-five years after the war that the first member of Alpheus's family was able to make the pilgrimage to Belleau Wood for him. ~~~ A single poem composed of 14 irregularly-rhymed sonnets, "The Tower at the Edge of the Wood" was originally published in Sparrow: A Yearbook of the Sonnet.< Less

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Genius Matters Genius Matters By Angela Maiers
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Giving Back Giving Back By James Jones & Jody Fuson
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Animal Dads Animal Dads By Ami Dobelle
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