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Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps by Alan Axelrod Online



Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps

Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps

  • Title: Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps
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  • ISBN : 9781599210254
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 252 pages


By the time the Battle of Belleau Wood was over, American forces hailed it as the Gettysburg of the Great War Although it did not single handedly win WWI, this extremely bloody battle did mark the end of the last major German offensive of the war Miracle at Belleau Wood is a thoroughly researched, intelligent, and insightful account of one of the U.S Army s most intense By the time the Battle of Belleau Wood was over, American forces hailed it as the Gettysburg of the Great War Although it did not single handedly win WWI, this extremely bloody battle did mark the end of the last major German offensive of the war Miracle at Belleau Wood is a thoroughly researched, intelligent, and insightful account of one of the U.S Army s most intense and ferocious actions of the Great War It is also the story of how the Marines were transformed from a motley crew of shipboard soldiers and embassy guards into, ultimately, one of the world s most elite fighting units This brand new account of one of the most stirring battles of the Great War is an essential read for anyone with an interest in that particular theatre and the history of U.S Marine Corps


Author Alan Axelrod




Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps Reviews (24)

  • Alan Axelrod s Miracle at Belleau Wood The Birth of the Modern U.S Marine Corps is an unimpressive work Frankly, it s boring It suffers from errors of fact and, despite detailed descriptions of the maneuvering and fighting around Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood, contains no maps to allow the [..]

  • Fascinating read Want to know where the Marines really cut their teeth on the world stage This is it It s hard to believe that a few years earlier and ever during their deployment to Europe, there was talk in the war department of disbanding this small, elite force and incorporating them either into [..]

  • I loved this book Having served 6 years as a US Marine one might say that I am somewhat prejudiced, and maybe I am, but Miracle at Belleau Wood tells the story of The Old Corps at their finest.This long forgotten battle, won at tremendous cost, helped to turn the tide of the First World War Axlerod [..]

  • This past May June, I got the opportunity to go to Paris, France for a special ceremony with the 1st Marine Division Band The ceremony commemorated the many men who gave their life in the Battle of Belleau Wood In preparation for this, I thought it prudent to read this book describing the battle.I w [..]

  • I have to give this book a 3 for the simple reason that maps that may have been useful in following the narrative were omitted Without them it was confusing in trying to follow the progress of the engagement over its course The only maps were the end papers and they weren t very good and were obscur [..]

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