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Intermediate Enlisted: GySgt, MSgt, 1stSgt

Intermediate Level Enlisted:  GySgt, MSgt, 1stSgt

All Quiet on the Western Front

This book is about Paul Baumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army of WWI. They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against each other, if only he can come out of the war alive. All Quiet on the Western Front was also made into one of the most famous movies of all time.

American Spartans: The U.S. Marines: A Combat History from Iwo Jima to Iraq

By James Warren

american-spartans-james-warrenFrom the islands of the Pacific to Korea to the Middle East, James A. Warren’s riveting and authoritative battle history of the Marines reveals how “the few and the proud” have drawn on their timeless precepts across six decades while reinventing themselves in the face of political change to forever remain America’s finest warriors.

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Career Level Enlisted: Sgt-SSgt

Career Level Enlisted: Sgt-SSgt

First to Fight: An Inside View of the US Marine Corps

By Victor Krulak

396796Marine general Victor “Brute” Krulak offers here a riveting insiders’s chronicle of U.S. Marines – their fights on the battlefield and off, and their extraordinary esprit de corps. He not only takes a close look at the Marine experience during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam – wars in which Krulak was himself a participant – but also examines the foundation on which the Corps is built. In doing so, he helps answer the question of what it means to be a Marine and how the Corps has maintained such a consistently outstanding reputation.

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