United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island South Carolina Platoon 366 1972
(Americana - Military History - Vietnam Era - United States Marine Corps)

Parris Island South Carolina: US Marine Corps, 1972. F (120) pages; color, black and white illustrated throughout; history of the Parris Island training locale; biographies of Commanding General Carl W. Hoffman, Colonel Thomas H. Galbraith; training photos; at back is the Third Battalion Platoon 366 - specific information, commenced training 10 July 1972, completed training 25 September 1972; Lt. Col. H.F. Kuhn Battalion Commander; with photos of the company commander, drill instructors, gunnery sergeant, and the recruits, followed by candid shots of this company's training. "...3rd Battalion spent over 1,600 days in Vietnam and conducted 48 combat operations, the most of any Marine battalion in the conflict..." (Bob Neener, 2005); volume approx. 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" size; bound in red textured cloth, cover with gilt & embossed USMC illustrations; light wear to the binding; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24375)


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