The Marines in World War II (2020)

The Marines in World War II Next year will mark the th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world aw
  • Title: The Marines in World War II
  • Author: Michael E. Haskew
  • ISBN: 9781250101167
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Marines in World War II
    Next year will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world away Today, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Tarawa are household names that hold legendary status on the Marines roll of honor But in 1941, the Marine Corps was a small expeditionaryNext year will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world away Today, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Tarawa are household names that hold legendary status on the Marines roll of honor But in 1941, the Marine Corps was a small expeditionary force with outdated equipment and an unproven new mission amphibious assault.Marines in World War II charts the rapid development of this famous fighting force from two brigades, totaling fewer than 20,000 servicemen, to two full corps with six divisions, five air wings, 21 battalions and as many as 475,000 Marines In addition to chronicling the hard fought battles at places like Midway, Guadalcanal and Guam, the book also addresses the important role played by Navajo code talkers during combat, as well as the changes that took place within the Marines during the war, such as the admission of its first black members and the gradual desegregation of the Corps.
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    1. This is a brief history of how the United States Marine Corps was utilized during World War II including a very slight participation in the European Theater A cursory history of the development of the Corps from its founding on 10 November 1775 to the pre war buildup opens the works There are numerous photos and side bars in this brief work.

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