Kentucky Marine : Major General Logan Feland and the making of the modern USMC / David J. Bettez.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813144825; 0813144825; 9780813144818; 0813144817Other title: Major General Logan Feland and the making of the modern USMCSubject(s): Generals -- United States -- Biography | Americans -- Nicaragua -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Kentucky MarineDDC classification: 359.9/6092 LOC classification: VE25 | .F39 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Prologue -- The early years -- Spanish-American war service -- Professional and personal milestones, 1899-1907 -- Shuttling between the states and the Caribbean, 1907-1913 -- Prewar postings, 1913-1917 -- World War I through Belleau Wood -- From Soissons to the return home -- The Dominican Republic, 1920 -- Headquarters Marine Corps -- Assistant to the Commandant -- Nicaragua, 1927 -- Back to Nicaragua, 1928 -- Postelection Nicaragua, 1929 -- Returning home -- Retirement -- Epilogue.
A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Major General Logan Feland (1869--1936) played a major role in the development of the modern Marine Corps. Highly decorated for his heroic actions during the battle of Belleau Wood in World War I, Feland led the hunt for rebel leader Augusto C?sar Sandino during the Nicaraguan revolution from 1927 to 1929 -- an operation that helped to establish the Marines' reputation in guerrilla warfare and search-and-capture missions. Yet, despite rising to become one of the USMC's most highly ranked and regarded officers, Feland has been largely ignored in the historica.
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David J. Bettez served as director of the Office of International Affairs at the University of Kentucky.