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Counterinsurgency and the United States Marine Corps

Volume 2, An Era of Persistent Warfare, 1945-2016


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Counterinsurgency and the United States Marine Corps by Leo J Daugherty
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This book continues to tell the story of the U.S. Marine Corps' involvement in what were called ""Small Wars"" beginning after World War II with their advisory efforts with the Netherlands Marine Korps (1943-1946); The book is a detailed look at the Marine Corps' Counterinsurgency efforts during the Korean War (1950-1953); the development of vertical assault in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s in Vietnam; Marine Corps Counterinsurgency in Southeast Asia, 1962 thru 1975; involvement in Central America 1983-1989; and the current conflicts including the War on Terror, Operations Iraqi Freedom and 'Enduring Freedom', Libya; U.S. marine Corps force structure, 1980-2015, and a special chapter on marines and War Dogs in combat operations. Based on extensive research and analysis, the book illustrates the Marine Corps' contribution to the current, on-going efforts in the Middle East and Africa in combatting global terrorism.

Author Biography

Leo J. Daugherty III is the Command Historian for the United States Army Accessions Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He lives in Rineyville, Kentucky.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 2017
Country of Publication
United States
98 photographs, 17 maps
McFarland & Co Inc
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