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The Fifth Marine Division in World War II.

John C. Chapin

The Fifth Marine Division in World War II.

by John C. Chapin

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Published by Historical Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Marine Corps. Division, 5th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared by Lieutenant John C. Chapin.
      ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.37 5th .C5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., 26 p.
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6505936M
      LC Control Number46027621
      OCLC/WorldCa6482049

        Media in category "5th Marine Division (United States) in World War II" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. GW ().jpg 2, × . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on endpapers. Reprint. Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Infantry Journal Press, [].

      Please note: dates given are day-month-year [e.g. = March 1st, ] Army Groups. : The Spearhead: The World War II History of the 5th Marine Division: Clean and Unmarked Copy. The World War II History of the 5th Marine Division. 2 ratings by Goodreads. ISBN / ISBN If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a.

      Jim Goodrich joined the Marines when he was 16 years old. He had always wanted to join the Marine Corps, ever since he was a young boy. He always liked the blue uniform and dreamed of being a Marine when he was in grade school. Growing up in Pampa, Texas, he felt that he had a better chance of succeeding in life if he joined the Marine Corps. This is a page hard cover book on the World War II history of the United States Marines Corps 5th Marine Division. The book was compiled by Howard M. Conner and published by the Infantry Journal Press (First Edition) in End date:


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