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Katz, Jonathan M.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A groundbreaking journey tracing America's forgotten path to global power-and how its legacies shape our world today-told through the extraordinary life of a complicated Marine. Smedley Butler was the most celebrated warfighter of his time. Bestselling books were written about him. Hollywood adored him. Wherever the flag went, "The Fighting Quaker" went-serving in nearly every major overseas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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McGrath, Amy

Summary: "A memoir of the author's journey to becoming a fighter pilot; her twenty years in the military; and the events that led to her decision to run for U.S. Senate"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCGRATH, AMY MCG

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

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

Crow, Tracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CROW, TRACY CRO

L'Heureux, Ray

Summary: The pilot of the Marine One helicopter reflects on his service under four presidents, tracing the childhood dreams that inspired his career, his service in the Marines, and his first encounters with the HMX1 squadron.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 L'HEUREUX, RAY LHE

Bhagwati, Anuradha Kristina

Summary: "A raw, unflinching, and inspirational memoir by a former United States Marine Captain describing her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to wide-eyed recruit to radical activist dedicated to effecting historic policy reform in the military. Aftera lifetime of buckling to the demands of her strict Indian parents, Anuradha Bhagwati abandons her grad school career at Harvard University to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BHAGWATI, ANURADHA KRISTINA BHA

Busch, Benjamin.

Summary: A U.S. Marine who served two combat tours in Iraq, an actor on "The Wire," and son of novelist Frederick Busch reflects on his childhood in rural New York, his experiences as a Marine, and the nature of mortality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 BUSCH, BENJAMIN BUS

Ackerman, Elliot

Summary: "From a decorated Marine war veteran and National Book Award Finalist, an astonishing reckoning with the nature of combat and the human cost of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Toward the beginning of [this book], Elliot Ackerman sits in a refugee camp in southern Turkey, across the table from a man named Abu Hassar, who fought for al-Qaeda in Iraq and whose connections to the Islamic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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Proser, Jim

Summary: "When General James Mattis took command of the First Division in 2000, he took for their motto a paraphrase of Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla: "No better friend, no worse enemy." In 2003, General James N. Mattis shared a "Message to All Hands," to his soldiers. He shared with them the importance of the mission, the goal to act with honor, and ended with the motto he brought to his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATTIS, JAMES PRO

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

Brennan, Thomas J. (Thomas James)

Summary: "A unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer, whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and souls War tears people apart, but it can also bring them together. Through the unpredictability of war and its aftermath, a decorated Marine sergeant and a world-trotting war photographer became friends, their bond forged as they patrolled together through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRE

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 DRU

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

Golembesky, Michael

Summary: "Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky's bestselling account of Marine Special Operations Team 8222 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors. The unforgiving Afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of Marine Special Operations Team 8222, callsign Dagger 22, in the remote and hostile river valley of Bala Murghab,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 GOL

Golembesky, Michael

Summary: The author follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the Taliban's grip on the Valley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2014

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Coughlin, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 COUGHLIN, JACK COU

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