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The U.S. Marine Corps in Crisis: Ribbon Creek and Recruit Training

The U.S. Marine Corps in Crisis: Ribbon Creek and Recruit Training

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In 1956 a Marine drill instructor led his recruit platoon on a punitive night march across Ribbon Creek. Six men drowned, and the resulting court-martial became a national media sensation putting the future of the corps into question. This book explores the social, political, and historical context of this tragic moment in US military history.

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Autor: Keith Fleming
ISBN-13: 9781570038846
ISBN: 1570038848
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 168
Gewicht: 263 g
Format: 229x152x10 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Keith Fleming
Keith Fleming holds a Ph.D. in American military history from Ohio State University. He is a retired U.S. Marine officer who commanded a rifle platoon in the U.S. intervention in the Domincan Republic in 1965 and the following year assumed command of a rifle company in the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam.

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Autor: Keith Fleming
ISBN-13:: 9781570038846
ISBN: 1570038848
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2009
Verlag: UNIV OF SOUTH CAROLINA PR
Gewicht: 263g
Seiten: 168
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 229x152x10 mm