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The Marine Corps and the State Department 1 edition

The Marine Corps and the State Department
Leo J. Daugherty

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The Marine Corps and the State Department
enduring partners in United States foreign policy, 1798-2007
Leo J. Daugherty III.

Published 2009 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This complete history of the partnership between the Department of State and the U.S. Marine Corps traces the evolving role that Marines have played in conjunction with the Foreign Service"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Origins of a mission, 1798-1900
"Our flag's unfurled to every breeze" : Marine legation guards from China to Nicaragua, 1900-1940
Ashore and afloat : the Marines and service Department of State, 1904-1945
A new mission : Marine, embassy security guards and the memorandum of agreement, 1946-1954
The early years : revolutions, coups, civil wars, 1949-1964
Embassy guards at war : Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, 1962-1975
Standing watch over a troubled world, 1961-1979
Embassies at war and in peace, 1979-1991
Coups, non-combatant evacuations, and the War on Terror, 1991-2007
Not just fitting in
but standing out : Marine Security Guard School, 1979-2004
"Our Marines," a retrospective.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
327.73
Library of Congress
VE23 .D35 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22685217M
Internet Archive
marinecorpsstate00daug
ISBN 13
9780786437962
LC Control Number
2008049097
Library Thing
9438802
Goodreads
5177141

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