1st MARINE DIVISION COMMEMORATIVE HISTORY BOOK.
An unabridged history of one of the proudest of the proud -- the 1st Marine Division! Experience the captivating story of these Leathernecks throughout WWII, North China, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, and Kuwait. The 1st Marine Division entered WWII combat 7 August 1942 on Guadalcanal, and then went on to fight on Eastern New Guinea, New Britain, Peleliu, and Okinawa, and then occupation duty in northern China after Japan surrendered. In Korea, the 1st Marine Division fought at Pusan, the Inchon Landing, and the frozen Chosin Reservoir. In Vietnam, elements of the Division first arrived in May 1964 and fought with valor along the DMZ, the Laotian border, and throughout I Corps until withdrawn in 1971.
This extra-large "coffee-table" size attractive volume includes documentary photos, war stories by 1st Marine veterans, the 1st Marine Division Association history, roster and nearly 1,000 personal biographies with service and current photo.
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