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Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico

By Joe Wesbrook | Sep 19, 2018

Author: Holtby, David V. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2018 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed by the author on half-title page.  Dust Jacket: Very Good.  As new. Notes: Exhaustively researched account of the roles 172 New Mexicans (17 of them Marines) played…

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A Rumor of War

By Joe Wesbrook | Mar 6, 2018

Author: Caputo, Philip Publisher: Holt Rinehart Winston Pub Date: 1977 Binding: Hardcover Condition:  Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends, or folds.  Dust Jacket: Fair to Good.  Scuffing to cover, chips, edge and corner wear, wrinkling to lower spine.  In mylar. Notes: Book Club Edition.  Inscribed by the author “For _______, Semper Fi, Philip Caputo”…

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The Pacific

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 21, 2018

Author: Ambrose, Hugh Publisher: NAL Caliber Pub Date: 2010 Binding: Paperback Conditon: Good.  Light smudging to cover, light cornerwear.  Without dust jacket, as issued. Notes: Uncorrected Proofs.  VERY RARE.  “The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries”  Includes “Limited Distribution Sampler”.  Two World War II memoirs–“With the Old Breed” by E.B. Sledge, and “Helmet for…

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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 19, 2018

Author: Brady, James Publisher: Wiley Pub Date: 2010 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Appears unread.  Dust Jacket: Good.  One small bump to head of spine. Notes: Basilone (1916-1945) won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service on Guadalcanal.  Basilone Road on Camp Pendleton…

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The Marine From Manatee: A Tradition of Rifle Marksmanship

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 19, 2018

Author: Harllee, John Publisher: National Rifle Association Pub Date: 1984 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Bumping to upper corners, front and rear.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Light scuffing, edgewear.  One small tear at upper back edge. Notes: Biography of the author’s father, Brigadier General William C. Harllee (USMC,…

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Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and The United States Marine Corps

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 19, 2018

Authors: Schaeffer, John and Schaeffer, Frank Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub Date: 2002 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Second printing.  Dust Jacket: Good to Very Good. Very light edgewear.  Not price-clipped. Notes: If the Corps wanted you to have parents, they would have issued…

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U.S. Marine Corps Aviation

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 19, 2018

Author: None cited Publisher: U.S. Marine Corps (though not cited); Beck Engraving Co., Philadelphia, PA Pub Date: 1944 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair. Stapled.  Wear to corners, edges.  Tears at bottom and top of spine. Notes: 56 pages, unnumbered.  Color and black and white photos.  A history of the Marine Corps (brief), some World War I…

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A Pictorial History: Marines in the Revolution

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 19, 2018

Author: Smith, Charles Richard Publisher: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps Pub Date: 1975 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Stapled.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Light cornerwear at bottom rear. Notes: Fourteen original paintings by Charles H. Waterhouse (Maj., U.S.M.C.R.), all in black and white.  Pamphlet.  32 pp.

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Boot: A Marine in the Making

By Joe Wesbrook | Feb 17, 2018

Author: Bailey, Gilbert P., Corporal, U.S.M.C.R. Publisher: Macmillan Pub Date: 1944 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Paper over boards.  Lots of edge and corner wear.  Spine faded, title barely readable.  Binding tight.  Without dust jacket, as issued. Notes: Boot camp at Parris Island, SC, during World War II.  You don’t join the Marines, you become one.  Semper…

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