As a former enlisted Marine recruiter and a retired Marine officer, I read with great interest, and sadness, Capt Scott A. Kates’ essay in the November 2014 edition of the Gazette , “How Effective is...
The Marine Shop is part of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation (MCA&F). Besides shopping online, MCA&F members, active duty Marines, family members and Marine Corps fans can visit our two brick-and-mortar stores in Quantico and Camp Lejeune. Both stores carry Marine Corps themed gifts, apparel and books and offer special services such as Engraving, Dog Tags (Camp Lejeune only), and Medal/Ribbon Mounting.
The Fire Brigade Remembered FORGOTTEN WARRIORS: The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, The Corps' Ethos, and the Korean War. By TX. Hammes. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, KS, 2010 ISBN 9780700617326, 280 pp. $36.95 (Member $33.25)
During the American Revolution, Continental Marines aboard the American frigate, Alfred, led by the future first Commandant, Captain Samuel Nicholas, won some renown in 1776 for their attempt to seize a store of royal gunpowder at New Providence, Bahamas.
Eyewitness to Iwo THE LIONS OF IWO JIMA: The Story of Combat Team 28 and the Bloodiest Battle in Marine Corps History. By MajGen Fred E. Haynes, USMC(Ret) and James A. Warren. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2008 ISBN 8005083251,288 pp. $26.00 (Member $23.40) reviewed by Charles Neimeyer
One of the most long-lived publications ever produced by the Marine Corps has to be the still widely read Small Wars Manual (1940). This remarkable document was actually a compilation of lessons learned from dozens of Marine Corps operations conducted primarily in Central America and the Caribbean...
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