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Making the Corps (10th Anniversary Editoin)

Author: Ricks, Thomas E.

Publisher: Scribner Book Company

Format:Paperback
List Price:$16.00
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Making the Corps (10th Anniversary Editoin) : The United States Marine Corps, with its proud tradition of excellence in combat, its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor, is part of the fabric of American myth. Making the Corps visits the front lines of boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina. Here, old values are stripped away and new Marine Corps values are forged. Bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks follows these men from their hometowns, through boot camp and into their first year as Marines. As three fierce drill instructors fight a battle for the hearts and minds of this unforgettable group of young men, a larger picture emerges, brilliantly painted, of the growing gulf that divides the military from the rest of America. Included in this edition is an all-new afterword from the author that examines the war in Iraq through the lens of the Marines from Platoon 3086, giving readers an on-the-ground view of the conflict from those who know it best.


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Biography & Autobiography   Military

ISBN 13:9781416544500
ISBN 10:141654450X
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:335
Size:8.45" l x 5.44" w x 0.87" h
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