LtCol Frank O. Hough, USMCR
Major Verle E. Ludwig, USMC
Henry I. Shaw, Jr.
NEW. Battery Press, Nashville,
1993. Reprinted from the 1958 edition. Gilt lettering &
decorations on red cloth.6.5x9.5. Profusely illustrated with photographs, charts & maps. Appendices,
index, 465 pages. 26-page map section at rear of book, in addition to numerous maps throughout main text. Main headings in table of contents as follows: Introduction to the Marine Corps; War Comes; The Defense of Wake; Marines in the Philippines; Decision at Midway; The Turning Point: Guadalcanal.
Appendicies as follows: Bibliographical Notes; Chronology; Marine Task Organization and Command Lists; Marine Casualties; First Marine Division Operation Order~Guadalcanal; Military Map Symbolsí Gude to Abbreviations; Unit Commendations.
One of five volumes sold as set only.
Price for new 5-volume set: $255