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Old 1 January 2017, 00:32
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Semi-Fiction (AKA Sea Stories):
The "Side Out" Series by Maj. Gene Duncan USMC (Ret)
"Green Side Out"
"Brown Side Out"
"Run in Circles"
"Scream and Shout"
Thanks for this. I am definitely going to track these down.
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Old 4 January 2017, 17:56
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Didn't see this one listed: "Hill 488" by Hildreth and Sasser. 16 Marines and 2 corpsmen vs a battalion of NVA and VC. Became the most highly decorated small unit in US history: 1x MOH, 4x Navy Crosses, 13x Silver Stars, 18 Purple Hearts. Good tale.
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Old 4 January 2017, 17:59
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The Great Santini. Book is better than the movie.
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Old 4 January 2017, 21:02
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A Rumor of War by Phil Caputo
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How can some of you guys even call yourself's Devil Dogs??

Two pages and no mention of Killer McCoy... The best damn Marine there ever was!!!

Went from a Corporal in the Shanghai Marines pre WWII to a mustang Major in Korea. Former Marine Raider, CI Marine fluent in almost 5 far east languages. Former OSS legend, created the doctrine for helo insertions behind enemy lines in Korea and was the original Force Recon Marine before there even was Force Recon!.. Married up and rich, had a fine acclivity for Brooks brothers tailor made uniforms and Old Grouse Scotch.

The best book (SERIES) on Marines, The Corps of course!!! WEB Griffin.

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Old 4 January 2017, 22:06
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I loved that series.
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Old 4 January 2017, 22:07
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I loved that series.
We would wear those books out on deployments. Sometimes they would cycle through two or three times. Outstanding series!
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Old 4 January 2017, 22:30
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We would wear those books out on deployments. Sometimes they would cycle through two or three times. Outstanding series!
I have read the whole series probably three or four times if not more... That is one series that I wish would continue out of any author/series I can think of... Apparently readers feel the same way and it is WEB Griffin's most petitioned series to continue..

However, WEB doesn't seem inclined to continue and wants to let Killer McCoy and Pick Pickering etc be laid to rest...

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