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Making the Corps 10th Anniversary Edition with a New Afterword by the Author

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ISBN-10: 141654450X

ISBN-13: 9781416544500

Edition: 10th 2007 (Anniversary)

Authors: Thomas E. Ricks

List price: $17.00
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Semper Fi. The few, the proud. From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli. Once a Marine, always a Marine. The United States Marine Corps, with its fiercely proud tradition of excellence in combat, its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor, is part of the fabric of American myth. No other group in America leaves so deep and permanent a mark on its members. Today, though, the Marine Corps feels increasingly besieged, at war with a new kind of enemy the vast social and political forces that it feels threaten to destroy its values.Making the Corpsvisits the front lines of that war: boot camp, Parris Island, South Carolina, "where the difference begins." Here, old values…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 7/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Thomas E. Ricks lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and children.