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US Marine in World War I


By Ed and Catherine Colbert (Eds.) (ills by Jonny Shumate) 64 page Osprey Publishing’s Warrior series US Marine in World War I offers a useful initiation into the history, recruitment, composition, armament and actions of the US Marine Corps in the Great War. Whilst it is never popular to rehearse the view that the threat of American manpower an…

Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marine Brigade in World War I


Reviewed by Timothy Heck.  Works on the American participation in World War I are understandably harder to come by than those of their European counterparts. Books focusing on the experiences of one American unit are harder still. George B. Clark, in Devil Dogs Chronicle, has edited the memoirs, letters, and diaries of members of the 4th Marine Br…