The History of Marines Around the World.
By: Augustyn, Adam.
Contributor(s): Saxena, Shalini.Material type: TextSeries: The World''s Armed Forces: Publisher: Chicago : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2014Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (130 p.).ISBN: 9781622751495.Subject(s): Marines -- History -- Juvenile literature | United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Juvenile literature | United States. Marine Corps -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The History of Marines Around the WorldDDC classification: 359.9 | 359.9609 LOC classification: VE15 .H56 2014Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover Page; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: What Is a Marine Corps?; Development; Galley Warfare; Command Structure; Chapter 2: Earliest Marine Corps; Byzantine Empire; Spain and Portugal; Royal Marines; The Royal Netherlands Corps Mariniers; Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter; Chapter 3: Major Military Engagements Through The 19th Century; American Revolution; Great Siege of Gibraltar; Napoleonic Wars; Royal Marines Battalions; American Civil War; Chapter 4: Major Military Engagements From The Early 20th Century Through The Present; Banana Wars
World War IGallipoli Campaign; World War II; Korean War; Suez Crisis; Vietnam War; Falkland Islands War; Persian Gulf War; Afghanistan War; Iraq War; Chapter 5: Notable Marine Corps Around the World; China; France; The Netherlands; Russia; South Korea; United Kingdom; Commando Training Centre Royal Marines; Chapter 6: The United States Marine Corps; Organization; Recruit Training; Women in the United States Marine Corps; Semper Fidelis; Technology; Vehicles; Aircraft; Chapter 7: History of the United States Marine Corps; United States Marine Corps in the 19th Century; Occupation of Haiti
United States Marine Corps in the Early 20th CenturyBattle of Belleau Wood; Battle of Iwo Jima; United States Marine Corps from c. 1950 to c. 2000; Lewis Puller; The United States Marine Corps in the Present; Conclusion; Glossary; For More Information; For Further Reading; Index
By combining both naval and terrestrial tactics, marine forces have formed a key part of many armed forces in history and are notably often among the first to fight. This thorough guide to the world's most prominent marine corps covers the use of amphibious assaults in the major conflicts of the last two centuries, including the Napoleonic Wars, both World Wars, the Korean War, the Falklands War, and conflicts of the 21st century, among others. Photographs and sidebars help make this book as visually appealing as it is informative.