PREPARING FOR VICTORY: Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps, 1936-1943
Documents Holcomb's crucial role as commandant during the Great Depression and WWII and shows how Holcomb's rare combination of abilities as a progressive manager, a meticulous planner, a visionary leader, and a shrewd publicist enabled him to guide the Corps through both the lean prewar period and the brutal war years that followed. Photos.
Publisher: Naval Institute
Item #: 2853043
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