Books Reviewed

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...
Unless otherwise noted, these books may be ordered from The MARINE Shop. Include $5.99 for shipping. Virginia residents add 6 percent sales tax; North Carolina residents add 7 percent. Prices may change. Make check or money order payable to: MCA, P.O. Box 1775, Quantico, VA 22134, call toll-free: (...
Unless otherwise noted, these books may be ordered from The MARINE Shop. Subscribers may use members’ prices. Include $5.99 for shipping. Virginia residents add 6 percent sales tax; North Carolina residents add 7 percent. Prices may change. Make check or money order payable to: MCA, P.O. Box 1775,...
Unless otherwise noted, these books may be ordered from The MARINE Shop. Subscribers may use members’ prices. Include $5.99 for shipping. Virginia residents add 6 percent sales tax; North Carolina residents add 7 percent. Prices may change. Make check or money order payable to: MCA, P.O. Box 1775,...
THE MATHEWS MEN: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s U-boats. By William Geroux. Published by Viking. 400 pages. Stock #0525428151. $25.20 MCA Members. $28 Regular Price. Mathews County, Va., forms a tidewater peninsula jutting out into the Chesapeake Bay. It is one of Virginia’s smallest...

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