Class of 67: The Story of the 6th Marine Officer's Basic Class of 1967

Class of 67: The Story of the 6th Marine Officer's Basic Class of 1967

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In Class of '67, former Marine lieutenant Jack Wells delivers a moving and fitting eulogy to the forty-three lieutenants who were in Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67, and who died in Vietnam. Another classmate died years later in Lebanon. As the war escalated, the number of Marine officers sent into battle increased dramatically. The highest eschelon of Marine commanders were greatly concerned about the high casualties, but with the war raging, and with Marines never backing away from a fight, or trying to protect their men, the casualties continued to climb. This book is a memorial to those men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their men and country. As Wells introduces each of the forty-four, readers will be moved by the enormity of loss: loss of youth, loss of leadership, loss of the best...and the brightest. Whether we support a war or march against it, nothing diminishes the significance of what each man sacrificed for country and family. Over 160 color and b&w photos, plus 14 maps in the book.

Product Details

  • Author: Jack Wells
  • Publication Date: 2009-12-14
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: CreateSpace
  • Binding: Paperback, 250 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 700L x 59W x 1000H
    • Weight: 123
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 990L x 690W x 40H
    • Weight: 115
  • List Price: $45.95
  • ISBN: 1439268088
  • ASIN: 1439268088

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