by Lieutenant Colonel Dominik George Nargele, USMC (Ret)
His personal background and his career of service to Corps and country, reinforced by his academic achievements while earning a graduate degree from George Washington University and a doctorate from Georgetown University, make him extremely qualified to voice his call to “Defend Freedom.”
LETTERS FROM THE ATTIC: SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
by Charles Young
The book is just what the name implies. Finding letters from the 1940s while rummaging through his attic, Young begins a walk through his past and then a search for long-lost friends. The book is those letters from the attic in chronological (mostly) order and may serve as a great primary resource for anyone interested in this pivotal period of American history. It is not a military history book, but instead an inside look into the culture, vernacular and
feelings of the time.
The U.S.-Mexican War: A Complete Chronology
by Bud Hannings
The U.S.-Mexican War: A Complete Chronology” is just one more in a lengthy list of superb reference works by Marine veteran Bud Hannings. Leatherneck has noted in previous “Book Browsers” that “PFC” Hannings exhibits a clear talent for making history come to life, and this book may be his best in that light. (Even though Hannings moved up in grade during his time on active duty, he declares himself, with great pride, PFC Hannings.)
ONE MARINE IN WWII
by Fritz Gemeinhardt
One Marine in WWII” by Fritz Gemeinhardt. Leatherneck students of Marine Corps aviation are likely to know or have heard of Master Sergeant Fritz Gemeinhardt, USMC (Ret), who is somewhat of a duty expert of the Corps’ flying machines. When it comes to the inner workings of the Corps’ early helicopters or fixed-wing aircraft, Gemeinhardt was for years the historical mechanic.
MY 35 YEARS IN UNIFORM: A MEMOIR
by Raymond F. Wright Jr.
Raymond F. Wright Jr. went from Parris Island recruit in 1966 to rifleman with “Kilo” Company, 3d Battalion, Seventh Marine Regiment near Chu Lai, Vietnam. He received a stomach wound on his 19th birthday and was medically evacuated Stateside. He eventually returned to duty under a “Smokey Bear” in starched sateen utilities with the brass-plated duty belt of a Parris Island drill instructor.
CONFLICTING LOYALTIES: A CIVIL WAR SEA SAGA
by Colonel Hibberd V. B. Kline III
In his ebook debut, retired Marine Colonel Hibberd V. B. Kline III spins an action-packed tale matching his seamanship knowledge and skills with research on the American Civil War and the American slave trade to deliver this superbly crafted novel. He’s been deeply committed to studying the Civil War and has been a re-enactor since 1962.