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Author McManus, John C., 1965-

Title Grunts : inside the American infantry combat experience, World War II through Iraq / John C. McManus.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : New American Library, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    356.114 MCM    Available
Description 518 p. ; maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-458) and index.
Contents Guam, July 1944 : amphibious combat against a self destructive enemy -- Peleliu, September 1944 : amphibious combat against a clever, defensive-minded enemy -- Aachen, 1944 : knocking 'em all down on a politically unrestrained urban battlefield -- Scenes from the northern shoulder of the bulge : men against tanks and everything else -- Operation Masher/Whitewing : airmobility, attrition, and the big unit grunts of Vietnam -- Counterinsurgency from the barrel of a gun : the marine combined action platoons -- Attrition and the tears of autumn : Dak To, November, 1967 -- Eleven mikes and eleven bravos : infantry moments in the ultimate techno-war -- Grunts in the city : urban combat and politics-Fallujah, 2004 -- "Watch out for IEDs!" : twenty-first century counterinsurgent warfare through the eyes of one infantry regiment in Iraq.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Marine Corps -- History -- 21st century.
United States. Army. Infantry -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Army. Infantry -- History -- 21st century.
Combat -- History -- 21st century.
Combat -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780451227904
0451227905

 
    
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