Books Reviewed

THE RAGGED EDGE: A U.S. Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion. By Michael Zacchea and Ted Kemp. Published by Chicago Review Press. 384 pages. $26.10 MCA Member. $28.99 Regular Price. In his personal memoir co-written with Ted Kemp, senior editor at CNBC Digital’s foreign desk,...
STORM LEYTE GULF: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy. By John Prados. Published by NAL. 400 pages. $25.20 MCA Members. $28 Regular Price. After the war, while awaiting execution by hanging, General Hideki Tojo told General Douglas MacArthur there were three main...
AS GOOD AS DEAD: The Daring Escape of American POWs from a Japanese Death Camp. By Stephen L. Moore. Published by Caliber. 368 pages. $24.30 MCA Members. $27 Regular Price. On April 3, 1946, the eve of the execution by firing squad of Lieutenant General Masaharu Homma, commanding general of the...
THE SAVIOR: General Oliver Prince Smith. By Nick Ragland and Tom Schwettman. Published by Orange Frazer Press. 251 pages. $17.96 MCA Members. $19.95 Regular Price. Many enthusiasts of Marine Corps history will fondly recall Nick Ragland’s first historical novel, “Puller’s Runner.” His new work, “...
I WILL HOLD: The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War. By James Carl Nelson. Published by Caliber. 352 pages. $25.20 MCA Members. $28 Regular Price. People who wonder why the Fifth and Sixth Marines wear the French fourragere on their left shoulders...
NEVER LEAVE YOUR DEAD: A True Story of War Trauma, Murder, and Madness. By Diane Cameron. Published by CRP. 182 pages. $15.26 MCA Members. $16.95 Regular Price. A true tale of trauma, murder, and madness: what could possibly be more interesting? Diane Cameron, an award-winning columnist, recalls...

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