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Carlson's Raid : The Daring Marine Assault on Makin
Carlson's Raid The Daring Marine Assault on Makin
Author: George H. Smith
Led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson, the 2nd Marine Raider commandos were the celebrated "Gung Ho Battalion." In August 1942, as a diversion to the invasion of Guad-alcanal, the 219 Raiders traveled 2,000 miles by submarine to Makin Atoll. In one of the most daring attacks of World War II, they caused substantial damage to the Japanese-befor...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780425190197
ISBN-10: 0425190196
Publication Date: 7/1/2003
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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