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Miracle at Belleau Wood

Alan Axelrod

Miracle at Belleau Wood

the birth of the modern U.S. Marine Corps

by Alan Axelrod

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Published by Lyons Press/Globe Pequot in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1914-1918,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps,
  • Belleau Wood, Battle of, France, 1918

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Axelrod.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 252 p., [8] pages of plates :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23117223M
    ISBN 101599210258
    ISBN 109781599210254


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As a rule, I find military histories somewhat hard to follow – I get lost in a maze of place names and general’s names and dates and lose track of where I am in both time and space. By the time the Battle of Belleau Wood was over, American forces hailed it as the Gettysburg of the Great War.

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Army's most intense and ferocious. "Alan Axelrod has perfectly captured the embodiment of U.S. Marines and their unparalleled Esprit de Corps in his new book, 'Miracle at Belleau Wood.' As a former Marine, I find Axelrod's descriptions of the combat in that bloody battle for which the Corps became legendary -- and which is the foundation of its mythic lore -- compelling and gut /5(58).

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Hostilities had lulled as leadership on both sides reconsidered their strategies following the stalemate of the Race to. Despite the book's claim, the Marines' bloody victory did not turn the tide of World War I, but it remains an impressive achievement. Axelrod (Patton,etc.) offers a worshipful but lively reminds readers that America entered WWI in with a tiny army but a far tinier and more obscure Marine Corps whose only advantage was its astute commander, General George Barnett.

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Marine Corps Alan Axelrod Tells the riveting account of how two hundred U.S. Marines in France in were transformed into the world's preeminent fighting elite. A Brief History. On June 1,the Battle of Belleau Wood began in France near the River Marne.

The United States Army 2 nd and 3 rd Divisions reinforced by a brigade of US Marines consisting of the 5 th and 6 th Marine Regiments (with smaller units of French and English soldiers) faced off against 5 German divisions determined to continue their advance into Belleau : Major Dan.

What followed, though, was something more than that, for if the story of the Christmas Truce has its jewel, it is the legend of the match played between the British and the Germans—which the Author: Mike Dash. Feb 3, - Explore microdgersgm's board "Belleau Wood Art" on Pinterest. See more ideas about World war one, World war i and World war pins.

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“Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth Of The Modern U.S. Marine Corps“, Alan Axelrod () Not long after the battle, the grateful French government awarded the 5th and 6th Marines and the 6th Machine Gun Battalion their third citation of the Croix de Guerre for gallantry. This book tells the riveting story of the modern marines as America’s fiercest and most effective warriors, the world’s preeminent fighting elite.

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When the 4th Marine Brigade attacked into Belleau Wood on June 6, the battle raged across about a mile-and-a-half of the mile-wide front. The Marines launched s troops against a German force of about the same size or slightly larger, a fraction of the more than half-million men Ludendorff had committed to Operation Blücher.

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