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Review ?Overflows with gripping and insightful first-hand accounts of training, shipping overseas, combat, recreation, and going home. . . . An invaluable primary resource.? --Edward G. Lengel, author of To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918?Clark leaves one marveling at the courage, stamina, and (most of all) the sheer luck of Marines who survived such notorious bloodbaths as Belleau Wood and the assault on Blanc Mont.? --Steven Trout, author of On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919?1941?Clark uses the Marines? own words to beautifully craft the human story of unfathomable bravery and sacrifice.? --Colonel Richard Camp, author of Devil Dogs at Belleau Wood Read more About the Author George B. Clark joined the Marines fresh out of high school in 1944 and is the author or editor of nearly a dozen books including Devil Dogs: Fighting Marines of World War I; Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1775?1945; With the Old Corps in Nicaragua; and The Second Infantry Division in World War I. Read more