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Author Ulbrich, David J.
Title Preparing for victory [electronic resource] : Thomas Holcomb and the making of the modern Marine Corps, 1936-1943 / David J. Ulbrich ; foreword by Charles P. Neimeyer.
Publication Info. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Holcomb's first thirty-six years in the Marine Corps, 1900-1936 -- Taking charge of the struggling Marine Corps, December 1936-August 1939 -- Holcomb and the Marine Corps transition from peace toward war, 1939-1941 -- Marine mobilization in the first seven months of war, December 1941-June 1942 -- Guadalcanal : the first big test for Holcomb and the Marine Corps, July 1942-February 1943 -- Preparing the corps for a new commandant, July 1942-December 1943 -- From Marine Corps to diplomatic corps to retirement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Holcomb, Thomas, 1879-1965.
United States. Marine Corps -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781591149033 1591149037 (DLC) 2010047478
ISBN 1612514103 (electronic bk.)
9781612514109 (electronic bk.)
9781591149033 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1591149037 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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