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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 356 Marin

Germano, Kate

Summary: The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. This segregation negatively affects interaction with male marines later on, and, lower expectations of female recruits are actively maintained and encouraged. But Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano arrived at the Fourth Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island--which...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERMANO, KATE GER

Summary: Based on the true life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MEG RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Me

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Megan 2017

Lucas, Jack

Summary: A candid combat memoir recalls the battlefield exploits of a seventeen-year-old Marine Corps private, whose selfless actions at the height of the Battle of Iwo Jima not only saved his companions, but also led to him becoming the youngest Marine in history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2020

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Conroy, Pat

Summary: A powerful and intimate memoir by the beloved best-selling author of The Prince of Tides about his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, and a re-affirmation that love can conquer even the meanest of men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CONROY, PAT CON

Summary: There are no wars to fight. But Gunnery Sgt. Tom Highway, a dog-faced relic of past wars, still has a lot of fight in him. He is a Marine Corps lifer who started his last tour of duty before retirement, and sees the bumpy road his life has taken become more complicated, due to feisty recruits, by-the-book officers, and a salty ex-wife to whom he's still attracted.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HEA RATED R

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Summary: The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAK

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD TAK

Kelly, C. Brian

Summary: Proud to be a Marine is an exciting new volume of stories specific to the Marine Corps, dating from the very beginning (American Revolution) to modern day, including the 18th and 19th century, the Boxer rebellion, the two world wars, Korea and Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 358 KEL

Delgado, Jason

Summary: "The memoir of Jason Delgado, a US Marine scout sniper and MARSOC's first lead sniper instructor. The fight for Jason Delgado's life and soul began when he was just a boy. He ultimately escaped the death and drugs of a crime-riddled Bronx by way of the United States Marine Corps. However, after earning his way into the esteemed ranks of the service's famed Scout Snipers, Delgado saw that old...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DELGADO, JASON DEL

Sherman, Zachary M.

Summary: On December 1, 1950, Marine Captain Everett Donovan wakes up in a mortar crater behind enemy lines and is confronted by his Korean counterpart--who will survive the encounter?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHE

Drury, Bob.

Summary: November, 1950. After General MacArthur ignores Mao's warnings and pushes his UN forces deep into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir. Their only chance for survival is through the Toktong Pass, which will need to be held open at all costs. The mission fell to Captain William...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 951.904 DRU

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Drury, Bob.

Summary: During the Korean War, 234 heroic marines from Fox Company, First Division, held off a force of 10,000 Chinese soldiers in subzero weather to secure the Toktong Pass. This is their story.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.904 Drury 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 DRU

Dowling, Mike C.

Summary: Tells the inspiring story of Sergeant Mike Dowling and his bomb-snifing dog, Rex, as they navigated the always-dangerous Triangle of Death region in Iraq in 2004.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 Dowling 2011

Haynes, Fred.

Summary: The full story of Combat Team 28, one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the U.S. Marines. The unit, 4500 men strong, landed on the black sands of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945 and raised the flag atop Mount Suribachi after four days of ferocious combat, yet their battle had just begun.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.54 HAY

Summary: This strikingly realistic film follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GUA

Summary: From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate portrait of one man's personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEL

Summary: "Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years... As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the 'Corps' and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or 'Always Faithful.' When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tied to the Tracks Films, Inc. 2011

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEM

Brady, James

Summary: John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Springwater 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 BRA

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: Recruited by Wild Bill Donovan to set up an airline that will be an OSS front in 1943 Argentina, Marine pilot Cletus Frade monitors two German operations, including a concentration-camp smuggling ring and a Nazi protection group.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Holiday, Samuel

Summary: "Samuel Holiday was one of a small group of Navajo men enlisted by the Marine Corps during World War II to use their native language to transmit secret communications on the battlefield. Under the Eagle ranges from Holiday's childhood years in rural Monument Valley, Utah, into the world of the United States's Pacific campaign against Japan--to Kwajalein, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Central to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 HOLIDAY, SAMUEL HOL

Mattis, James N.

Summary: "Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis's storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the way, Mattis recounts his foundational experiences as a leader, extracting the lessons he has learned about the nature of warfighting and peacemaking, the importance of allies, and the strategic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MATTIS MAT

Bradley, James

Summary: Chronicles one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, focusing on the men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 BRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 BRA