By Anne Cipriano Venzon
Many in their names have light within the brighter lighting fixtures of the campaigns within the Pacific, Korea, and Vietnam, yet with no males like Huntington, Cochrane, and Myers, there would not have been Puller, Edson, or velocity in later years. writer Anne Cipriano Venzon chosen ten males whose abilities and management basically contributed to the formation of the ethos, which turned the fashionable Marine Corps. via studying each one man's strengths and weaknesses, the continuum of management from the earliest days of the Corps turns into very transparent for the reader.
Based on huge examine, such a lot of it in little-used basic files, the biographies of the 10 males featured in Leaders of Men glance either on the males and their position in numerous engagements and occasions. From Lincoln's Gettysburg tackle and the quest for the Alabama in the course of the Civil struggle to the conflict of Belleau wooden and "peacekeeping" missions in China within the Nineteen Twenties, the exam of those careers will provide readers a greater knowing of what it ability to be a Marine.
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