1st Marine Division
Operations Desert Shield
and Desert Storm,
Aug. 8 1990 ~ Feb. 28, 1991

FINE. Like new condition. Bound in blue-gray leather with stamped gold inlay emblem and lettering on front panel. Issued without dust jacket. No publication information provided; book evidently privately commissioned by the division. "JOSTENS" stamped on rear cover; evidently the printer. Essentially a high-end yearbook. This copy is signed by some of the combat participants (lance-cpls & sgts). Forward by the Commanding General of the 1st. Marine Division, J.M. Myatt; introduction by Sgt. Steve Nelson; afterword by Captain Rose-Ann L. Sgrigno. Illustrated endpapers; heavy photographic content in both color and black & white. 130 pages. 8.5x11. Section titles as follows: War Tops the News; roster & group photos of commanders and staff; Desert Shield; Air War; Desert Storm: 1st Marine Division's Job Done in Kuwait; Task Force RIPPER; Task Force PAPA BEAR; Task Force GRIZZLY; Task Force TARO; Task Force SHEPHERD; Task Force TROY; Task Force KING; Task Force X-RAY; Task Force WARDEN; FIRST RECON; FIFTH MEB; Logistics; Chaplains; Corpsmen; Redeployment; Going Home; Homecoming Parades; Our Fallen Comrades.

Unusual to find on the open market; have not seen one of these before, and do not see any others anywhere on the WEB.