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The U.S. Marine Corps Since 1945

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Lee E Russell utilises his expert knowledge to guide us through the post-WWII history of the Marines, chronicling their involvement in Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon and Grenada. The account includes such remarkable exploits as the gruelling Chosin Reservoir campaign, which proved a supreme test of courage and discipline with the Marines isolated and overwhelmingly outnumbered in an unhospitable terrain where temperatures reached as low as -35F at night - they nevertheless emerged unbeaten - and the siege of Khe Sanh during the Vietnam conflict, providing a comprehensive overview of the history, organisation, appearance and equipment of these famous troops

About the Author

Lee E. Russell was born in 1947. He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968, including a year in Vietnam's Northern and Central provinces, with the 14th Engineer Bn (Combat). He has a lifelong interest in all aspects of military history, but now specialises in 20th century uniforms and equipment. A member of the Company of Military Historians and the Association of American Military Uniform Collectors, he lives and works in New York City. He has written several titles for Osprey over the years, and has also worked as a consultant on military dress for motion pictures, television and the stage.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850455748
Author:
Russell, Lee
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Author:
Russell, Lee
Author:
Carroll, Andy
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The elite series ;
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
19920326
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
65
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.79x7.31x.26 in. .53 lbs.

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