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American commando

Evans Carlson, his WWII Marine raiders, and America"s first Special Forces mission

by John F. Wukovits

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Published by NAL Caliber in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carlson, Evans Fordyce, -- 1896-1947,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Biography,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps. -- Marine Raider Battalion, 2nd,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Pacific Area,
  • Makin Atoll, Raid on, Kiribati, 1942,
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Wukovits.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.98 .W85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23150080M
    ISBN 109780451226921
    LC Control Number2008055329
    OCLC/WorldCa268795493

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