United States Marine Corps
by Hamilton, John, 1959-
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
This title examines the US Marine Corps. In the history section, readers will learn that the Continental Congress created what would become today's marine corps during the Revolutionary War. As part of the Department of the Navy, Marines fought in the Mexican-American War, World Wars I and II, and wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. Training in Quantico, Virginia, San Diego, California, or Parris Island, South Carolina, the infantry division, weaponry such as rifles, the US Marine Corps Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalions, and ground division field artillery are discussed. Readers will also learn about the aviation unit and aircraft such as F-35Bs, F/A-18 Hornets, AV-8B Harriers, EA-6B Prowlers, ospreys, venoms, and vipers. A Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, and full-color photos are also included. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
ContentsThe United States Marine Corps
Marine Corps history
|Series||Hamilton, John, 1959- United States Armed Forces.|
-- Marine Corps
-- Juvenile literature.
United States. -- Marine Corps.
|Publisher|| Edina, Minn. :ABDO,2012
32 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 24 cm.