The US Marine Corps since 1945 by Lee Russell

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Lee E Russell utilises his expert knowledge to guide us through the post-WWII history of the Marines, chronicling their involvement in Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon and Grenada. The account includes such remarkable exploits as the gruelling Chosin Reservoir campaign, which proved a supreme test of courage and discipline with the Marines isolated and overwhelmingly outnumbered in an unhospitable terrain where temperatures reached as low as -35F at night - they nevertheless emerged unbeaten - and the siege of Khe Sanh during the Vietnam conflict, providing a comprehensive overview of the history, organisation, appearance and equipment of these famous troops

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Lee E. Russell was born in 1947. He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968. A member of the Company of Military Historians and the Association of American Military Uniform Collectors, he specializes in 20th century uniforms and equipment. He lives and works in New York City. He has written several titles for Osprey over the years, and has also worked as a consultant on military dress for motion pictures, television and the stage. A respected historian on 20th-century military history, M. Albert Mendez co-authored this book.
Published June 19, 2012 by Osprey Publishing. 64 pages
Genres: History, War.

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