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Marine! : The Life of Chesty Puller

Davis, Burke

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ISBN 10: 0553271822 / ISBN 13: 9780553271829
Editorial: Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1962
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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403pp/photos/maps. The only Marine in History to Win Five Navy Crosses. He became a legend in his own time. Most savage rearguard action of the Korean War. Forced into early retirement. Small tears on dj. Text clean. N° de ref. de la librería 009852

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Título: Marine! : The Life of Chesty Puller

Editorial: Little Brown & Co., Boston

Año de publicación: 1962

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: Later Printing

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From commanding the Horse Marines in Peking to leading the Inchon landing, Puller became a legend in his own time. Now, Davis offers a no-holds-barred biography of this courageous hero--the only marine in history ever to win five Navy Crosses.

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Burke Davis (1913–2006) was an American author and journalist best known for his narrative histories of the Civil War, including To Appomattox: Nine April Days, 1865; Sherman’s March; and The Last Surrender. His acclaimed biographies of military and political figures include They Called Him Stonewall; Gray Fox: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War; Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller; and Old Hickory: A Life of Andrew Jackson. A longtime special projects writer for Colonial Williamsburg, Davis also published many works of historical nonfiction for young readers. His numerous honors include the Mayflower Cup, the North Carolina Award for Literature, and election to the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame and the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame.

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