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Preparing for Victory - a book by Ulbrich, David

Preparing for Victory

Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps, 1936-1943

Preparing for Victory( )
Author: Ulbrich, David
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Naval Institute Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $35.99
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This is the first book to examine Thomas Holcomb s crucial role as commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Great Depression and World War II. It blends biographical, institutional, and operational history with leadership studies, organizational theory, and social and cultural history to explain how and why Holcomb succeeded in expanding the Marine Corps from 18,000 officers and men in 1936 to 385,000 by 1943. David Ulbrich contends that Holcomb s abilities and achievements...
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