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    The Marine Corps Way of War

    This is a 'civilian' account of the USMC getting back to manoeuvre-based strategy and tactics after the aberration of sometimes using an attritional approach, with its heavy butcher's bill, in WW2 and Vietnam. What 'manoeuvre' means is to some extent explained in the text but what it boils down...
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    Prisoner of the Samurai

    James Gee was a marine on board USS Houston when she was sunk by the Japanese in the Battle of Sunda Strait on 28th February 1942. Unknown to his family he survived as a PoW and on liberation his story was recorded by his psychiatric nurse, Rosalie Smith. Her daughter Allyson Smith has now...
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    US Marine's Mother writes to the British people

    Published in the Independent newspaper in October 2013: Dodging blame is the only concern of UK military leaders The mother of one of the troops killed in the Camp Bastion attack, condemns the British Army’s complacency in an open letter Rest in Peace Lt Col Raible and Sgt Atwell, and may your...

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