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Men-At-Arms #327: U.S. Marine Corps in World War One

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Publisher Comments:

Though the US Marines initially struggled to maintain their distinctive identity within the huge American Expeditionary Force in France, their unforgettable performance at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Meuse-Argonne established their reputation as 'the most aggressive body of diehards on the Western Front'. This book describes the organization of this formidable force during World War II, from 1917 to 1918, and details their uniforms, insignia and decorations, weapons and equipment. Numerous photographs and eight full colour plates vividly depict the various ranks of the US Marine Corps.

Synopsis:

The 5th and 6th Marines were among the first elements of the expeditionary force to be sent with General Pershing to France. From on they participated in many of the famous battles of the Western Front, perhaps most famously in the assault of Harbors Marinas on Belleau Wood in June 1918, which, in over three days of hard fighting, they took, with casualties of over a thousand.

About the Author

Mark R. Henry is a lifelong student of military history and an experienced re-enactor of many periods. He served in the US Army as a signals officer from 1981-90, in Germany, Texas and Korea. He holds a BA degree in History and is currently working for his Master's.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855328525
Author:
Henry, Mark
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Pavlovic, Darko
Author:
Henry, Mark R.
Author:
Pavlovic, Darko
Author:
Henry, Mark
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Marine Corps
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-At-Arms (Osprey)
Series Volume:
103-525327
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.78x7.28x.23 in. .42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The 5th and 6th Marines were among the first elements of the expeditionary force to be sent with General Pershing to France. From on they participated in many of the famous battles of the Western Front, perhaps most famously in the assault of Harbors Marinas on Belleau Wood in June 1918, which, in over three days of hard fighting, they took, with casualties of over a thousand.
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