Colin M. Colbourn

Colin Colbourn, a graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and currently a graduate student at the University of Southern Mississippi, has worked as an intern at the Marine Corps History Division, Marine Corps University, Quantico, Va., and is well-known to Leatherneck readers for his insightful articles on Marine history.

Articles by this Author

On the top floor of a high-rise hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam, 15 people, strangers only weeks before, filled the banquet room with warm embraces, toasts and jovial laughter. Baek in the same hotel where the trip began, it was a bittersweet moment as we all - Marines and civilians alike - contemplated...
THE WRONG WAR: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan. By Bing West. Published by Random House. 336 pages. Stock #1400068738. $25.20 MCA Members. $28 Regular Price. "We have fought the wrong war with the wrong strategy. Our troops are not a Peace Corps; they are fighters. Let them fight,...
COURAGE AND FEAR: A Primer. By Col Wesley L. Fox, USMC (Ret). Published by Potomac Books Inc. 144 pages. Stock #1597971197. $17.95 MCA Members. $19.95 Regular Price. "Fear is part of adventure, and learning to overcome fear is one of the benefits of embracing adventure." -Col Wesley L. Fox, USMC (...
Raid Into History AMERICAN COMMANDO: Evans Carlson, His WWII Marine Raiders, and America's First Special Forces Mission. By John Wukovits. New American Library, New York, 2009 ISBN 9780451226921, 352 pp. $25.95 (Member $23.35) reviewed by Colin M. CoI bo urn