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New book on the 4th (Marine Brigade) at Blanc Mont, WWI

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I just finished reading this book. It is a fine account of this little studied battle, Blanc Mont, concentrating on the 4th (Marine) Brigade. The authors give great detail down to the company level. Included are some of the actions of the 3rd Brigade (US Army) and the 36th Division as they came in to relieve the 2nd Division. The maps are very helpful and there are plenty of illustrations. At 73 pages, it’s a fairly quick read. Available through the Marine Corps History Division, USMCU.edu, and the Government Printing Office bookstore.

 

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Please check out my author's page at Amazon:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Peter-L.-Belmonte/e/B00QXIG58Y

 

and my other page:

http://doughboypublishing.weebly.com

 

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I know Lt. Cos. Owen and Swift, and they worked very hard on this one. Both great guys.


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Always looking for quality WWI and WWII USMC items. Particularly 4th Marine Brigade related items, medals, uniforms helmets ephemera, Also WWII USMC items including uniforms, medals, etc. to combat veterans especially Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima. Let me know what you have. Semper Fi


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Thanks for posting I have ordered a copy. October 4th was the bloodiest day of the war for the Americans. Not eneoifh attention is given this battle. Thanks again


I am eagerly collecting Pre-WWII USMC material. Any Marine Corps Span Am era, WWI, Banana Wars, or China Marine related material is especially sought after.

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