One Million Steps (HB) HARDCOVER EDITION A Marine Platoon at War Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion. Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in Sangin, the most dangerous district in all of Afghanistan. So heavy were the casualties that the Secretary of Defense offered to pull the Marines
The Lieutenant Don't Know (HB ) 161200248X HARDCOVER EDITION One Marine's Story of Warfare and Combat Logistics in Afghanistan In our wars since 2001 the term "front line" has long since lost its meaning, and the true combats have waged throughout the countries we've invaded, especially along the supply routes. Our opponents have not been able to stand with conventional forces, but instead attack inside our lines, their presence everywhere, if not always discernible. Into this mix of behind-the-lines
Duty (HB) HARDCOVER EDITION Memoirs of a Secretary at War From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he'd left Washington politics behind: after working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, he was happy in his role as president of Texas A&M
Multinational Force & Observers Peacekeeper Medal (Full, Regular ) Multi -National Peacekeeper Medal - Full size, regular finish.
We Were Soldiers Once...and Young (PB) Ia Drang - the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and Albany constituted one
Selfless Beyond Service (PB ) 147872935X PAPERBACK EDITION A Story about the Husband, Son and Father Behind the Lion of Fallujah Love of Country. Love of Family. Love Lost... The Ultimate sacrifice is something most people will never experience in their lifetime. But for those who do, the loss is a wound which never heals. Travel through the eyes and heart of a military widow as she learns to live with her husband's death by remembering their lives. About the Author Pamela Zembiec is a full-time mother
American Brother (PB) PAPERBACK EDITION On October 23, 1983, a suicide bomber rammed a truck filled with explosives into barracks housing United States Marines in Beirut, Lebanon. Two hundred forty-one Americans died that day. Among them, Sgt. Mecot Camara. His little sister, Elisa, their family and the small town of Hinton, West Virginia would never be the same. In this moving tribute to her big brother, and all the brave men and women of our Armed Forces, Elisa Camara recounts the life, the loves, and the
3rd Recruit Training Battalion Challenge Coin Marine Corps 3rd Recruit Training Battalion Challenge Coin FRONT: Patch for 3rd Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island, SC REVERSE: Flag raising at Iwo Jima Bronze, 1 3/4" diameter.
Stormtroop Tactics (PB) PAPERBACK EDITION Innovation in the German Army, 1914 -1918 Describing the radical transformation in German Infantry tactics that took place during World War I, this book presents the first detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics available in English. It covers areas previously left unexplored: the German Infantry's tactical heritage, the squad's evolution as a tactical unit, the use of new weapons for close combat, the role of the elite assault units in the
"Bridging the Generations" Waterhouse Print This print is an updated version of Col Waterhouse's 1975 Marine Bicentennial painting "Since 1775-Marines." This version was the cover of the June 2005 edition of magazine. It features a WWII Marine (left side) and a modern-day Leatherneck on the right side of the Marine emblem. "Bridging the Generations " Leatherneck Measures 28" x 20"