The United States Marine Corps was founded in 1775, and is a branch of the Department of the Navy. It is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and is the author of Small Wars Manual, U.S. Marine Guidebook, U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook, and U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning.
Very technical, not light or easy reading plus you need military experience to make sense out of much of it but that is why I got it and am very satisfied. Semper FiPublished 2 months ago by Bob Quinn
This is the book the US military should have been reading before the Vietnam conflict. How did the Army and Marines manage to unlearn everything in this book, only to have to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jon Norstog
Language is old and stilted but that is what I expected. I certainly wish that our military leaders and policy makers had read this manual in detail. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dirtguy
Exactly what it says good history lesson and a lesson tactics.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
As a historic document it is fascinating. It seems like the US was still using this as the textbook for the Iraq invasion, and that was a large part of the problem. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ross G Gauld
During the lengthy Banana Wars, Corps headquarters undoubtedly heard about many guerrilla-fighting details, but you won't find them here. Read morePublished 14 months ago by War Wagon
This manual was written by marines who participated in the numerous banana wars in South America and in the Philippines ,it a helpful guide for all officers in the field as well as... Read morePublished 15 months ago by norwegian