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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 Band Never Played for Us: The Vietnam War As Seen By a Marine Rifleman In 1967 By Sgt. Ronald G. Goddard, USMC
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Ronald G. Goddard grew up seeing Hollywood movies that showed American troops boarding ships and going off to World War II with bands playing and well-wishers swarming docks to give soldiers rousing... More > sendoffs. But when his troop transport ship left San Diego Harbor for Vietnam in March 1967, there were no patriotic farewells. It would be a chilling wake-up call for Goddard and the fellow marines of Golf Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. He shares an accurate account of their experiences in this autobiography. From being issued an M16 rifle that jammed to being baptized in a blaze of fire on the front lines, he reveals what he learned about fighting the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Regular Army troops in the rice paddies and jungles from DaNang to the DMZ.< Less
The Band Never Played for Us: The Vietnam War as Seen by a Marine Rifleman in 1967 By Sgt. Ronald G. Goddard, USMC
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Ronald G. Goddard grew up seeing Hollywood movies that showed American troops boarding ships and going off to World War II with bands playing and well-wishers swarming docks to give soldiers rousing... More > sendoffs. But when his troop transport ship left San Diego Harbor for Vietnam in March 1967, there were no patriotic farewells. It would be a chilling wake-up call for Goddard and the fellow marines of Golf Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. He shares an accurate account of their experiences in this autobiography. From being issued an M16 rifle that jammed to being baptized in a blaze of fire on the front lines, he reveals what he learned about fighting the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Regular Army troops in the rice paddies and jungles from DaNang to the DMZ.< Less
The Band Never Played for Us: The Vietnam War as Seen by a Marine Rifleman in 1967 By Sgt. Ronald G. Goddard, USMC
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Ronald G. Goddard grew up seeing Hollywood movies that showed American troops boarding ships and going off to World War II with bands playing and well-wishers swarming docks to give soldiers rousing... More > sendoffs. But when his troop transport ship left San Diego Harbor for Vietnam in March 1967, there were no patriotic farewells. It would be a chilling wake-up call for Goddard and the fellow marines of Golf Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. He shares an accurate account of their experiences in this autobiography. From being issued an M16 rifle that jammed to being baptized in a blaze of fire on the front lines, he reveals what he learned about fighting the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Regular Army troops in the rice paddies and jungles from DaNang to the DMZ.< Less
Lasting Visions: It Comes With The Rank By Frederick Fenwick
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Fenwick joined the USMC at eighteen. Thirty years later he retired at the highest enlisted rank of Sergeant Major. He reported to Parris Island, SC in 1969 for recruit training and retired in 1999.... More > In 2010 he published his first non-fiction book titled Lasting Visions: With the 7th Marines in Vietnam 1970. It captured his first year and a half in the Marine Corps. His first book takes you through combat in Vietnam and his subsequent tour in Okinawa and the Orient. Lasting Visions: It Comes With The Rank is his second non-fiction book. He has picked up where he left off in his first book and continued through a 30-year Marine Corps career. The author’s unique style of storytelling will capture your attention and keep you in suspense. 508 pages, 49 photos.< Less
Lasting Visions: It Comes With the Rank By Frederick Fenwick
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Merriam Press Military Monograph Series. Second Edition 2012. Fred Fenwick joined the USMC at eighteen. Thirty years later he retired at the highest enlisted rank of Sergeant Major. He reported to... More > Parris Island, SC, in 1969 for recruit training and retired in 1999. In 2010 he published his first non-fiction book titled "Lasting Visions: With the 7th Marines in Vietnam 1970." It captured his first year and a half in the Marine Corps. His first book takes you through combat in Vietnam and his subsequent tour in Okinawa and the Orient. "Lasting Visions: It Comes With the Rank" is his second non-fiction book. He has picked up where he left off in his first book and continued through a 30-year Marine Corps career. The author’s unique style of storytelling will capture your attention and keep you in suspense. 49 photos.< Less
USNLP Handbook for Civil War Naval Reenactors By Chuck Veit
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The popular 4th edition Handbook from the U.S. Naval Landing Party, an American Civil War living history crew--full of historical and practical information for portraying sailors and marines of the... More > War of the Rebellion.< 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
Iwo; Assault on Hell By James F. Christ
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Iwo Jima: arguably the most violent battle of the Second World War. On February 19th, 1945, U.S. Marines of the 4th and 5th Divisions land on sacred Japanese soil. Thirty-six days later the fighting... More > is over. Almost all of the 20,000 Japanese defenders are dead, and the shattered remains of three Marine Divisions leave Iwo after suffering over 6,000 dead and 15,000 wounded making Iwo Jima the "Gettysburg of the Pacific." Iwo; Assault on Hell shows a worms eye view of the fighting on Iwo Jima. Seen from the eyes of the 5th Division Marines who fought and bled there, these interwoven experiences paint a blood mosaic that pays tribute to the courage and bravery of our Marine forefathers, who sacrificed so much for this famous island stepping stone.< Less
The Fighting Bob By Michael Staton
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A Wartime History of the USS ROBLEY D. EVANS, DD-552. Merriam Press Military Monograph Series. Third Edition 2012. The destroyer Evans rendered invaluable service during World War II, including... More > logistic support for carrier strike forces at Saipan, logistic support for the Third Fleet fast carrier task force in the Palaus and the Philippines, fire support shore bombardment for the 4th Marine Division on Iwo Jima, and escorting Third Fleet carrier forces and performing radar picket duty at Okinawa. She is credited with destroying 26 enemy planes, and rescuing six downed American aviators. The author, son of one of the crew members, set out to collect any data available about this remarkable ship and its incredible men. After three years of research and writing, finally their story has been told. 91 photos, 10 ill., 2 maps, two-view plan drawing, 4 appendices.< Less