Marine Generals

A Listmania! list by Michael Surace "ETO amateur historian" (Binghamton, NY United States)
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The list author says: "It is much more difficult to find biographies or memiors of Marine Generals than of the other branches. I hope this list helps people track down these booksof many fine officers they never heard of."
The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, Usmc
1.  The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, Usmc by Clifton La Bree
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  "A biography of the general who saved the 1st Marine Division at the Chosin Resevoir."
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Lejeune: A Marine's Life, 1867-1942
2.  Lejeune: A Marine's Life, 1867-1942 by Merrill L. Bartlett
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  "The top marine comabt commander in WWI. The only Marine general promoted to cammand an Army division(2nd 'Indianhead' Division.}"
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Strange War, Strange Strategy: A General's Report on Vietnam
3.  Strange War, Strange Strategy: A General's Report on Vietnam by Lewis W., Walt
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  "A critical analysis of what wnt wrong in Vietnam. General Walt was the Marine's top commander in Vietnam."
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Once a Legend: Red Mike Edson of the Marine Raiders
4.  Once a Legend: Red Mike Edson of the Marine Raiders by Jon T. Hoffman
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  "General Edson won the Medal of Honor at Guadalcanal."
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Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC
5.  Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC by Jon T. Hoffman
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  "The best biography of the greatest Marine fighter. Very honest about Puller's faults and strengths as a commander."
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Coral and Brass
6.  Coral and Brass by Holland McTyeire Smith
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  "The Marine Corp's top commanding general in the pacific during WWII. His famous nickname was "Howling Mad" Smith. He was hated by the Army's top cammanders for relieving the commanding general of the Army's 27th Infantry Division , during the invasion of Saipan."
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Pushing the Envelope: The Career of Fighter Ace and Test Pilot Marion Carl
7.  Pushing the Envelope: The Career of Fighter Ace and Test Pilot Marion Carl by Marion E. Carl
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  "Great WWII ace, then test pilot and then general. Him and his wife were murdered in his home by robbers after his retirement. A Medal of Honor winner shouldn't die like that."
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No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal: The Memoir of Gen. Merrill B. Twining, USMC
8.  No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal: The Memoir of Gen. Merrill B. Twining, USMC by Merrill B. Twining
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  "His brother commanded the 15th Air Force in Europe during WWII."
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Marine! The Life of Chesty Puller
9.  Marine! The Life of Chesty Puller by Burke Davis
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  "The legendary biography about a Marine legend."
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