PREPARING FOR VICTORY: Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps, 1936-1943 (Leatherneck Original)

Ulbrich, David J.

Verlag: Naval Institute Press
ISBN 10: 1591149037 / ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 0
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen

Über dieses Buch

Leider ist dieses Exemplar nicht mehr verfügbar. Wir haben Ihnen weitere Exemplare dieses Titels unten aufgelistet.

Beschreibung:

Used - Good Hardcover. TEXTBOOK ONLY. F First Edition May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard shipping takes 4-14 business days. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von GoodReads):
4,17 durchschnittlich
(6 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: Preparing for Victory explains how and why Commandant Thomas Holcomb successfully supervised the dramatic expansion of the Marine Corps from 18,000 officers and men in 1936 to 385,000 in 1943. Not only did Holcomb leave the Corps much larger, but he also helped establish it as the United States' premier amphibious assault force and a major contributor to victory over Japan. Despite Holcomb's successes, he has been ignored or given short shrift in most histories of the Marine Corps. No book-length study of his commandancy exists until now. Drawing on a wide range of printed and archival sources, my book contends that Holcomb expertly guided the Corps' preparations for war during the last years of the Great Depression and then provided his "Leathernecks" with astute direction during the first harrowing twenty-five months of World War II. When measured with principles of organization theory and leadership studies, Holcomb's abilities and achievements match those of such outstanding American military managers as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chester W. Nimitz, and George C. Marshall. Like these unassuming yet efficient officers, Holcomb shied away from the limelight and therefore never garnered the attention that "Chesty" Puller or "Howlin' Mad" Smith have. My book fills a void and tells the story of one of the key leaders in World War II. More than any other marine, Holcomb molded his Corps into the modern force-in-readiness that would eventually help fight the Cold War and the Global War on Terror.

Über den Autor: David J. Ulbrich is a historian at the U.S. Army Engineer School at Ft. Leonard, MO. and senior instructor in Norwich University's Masters in Military History program. He received the 2003-2004 General Lemuel Shepherd Dissertation Fellowship from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. Ulbrich earned his doctorate in history at Temple University.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Bibliografische Details

Titel: PREPARING FOR VICTORY: Thomas Holcomb and ...
Verlag: Naval Institute Press
Zustand: Good

Beste Suchergebnisse bei AbeBooks

1.

Ulbrich, David J.
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Big River Books
(Powder Springs, GA, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Hardcover. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Some pages have writing, notes or highlighting. This item is listed as Acceptable because it is missing a dust jacket. We ship daily Monday - Friday!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1EYDQW003G13

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 18,96
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,23
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

2.

Ulbrich, David J.
Verlag: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Gebraucht Hardcover Erstausgabe Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
William James Bookseller
(Port Townsend, WA, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾", up to 9¾" tall. Stated first printing. Boards are slightly soiled, tail of the spine and two fore-corners are lightly bumped. Otherwise the book is unmarked, bright, square, with tight binding, sound hinges and clean interior. Overall, the book is in good (average used) condition. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed and its edges are slightly bumped, otherwise the DJ is clean, bright, crisp, glossy, now protected in an archival mylar cover, and overall in very good (better than average used) condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers M0583

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 19,04
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 4,16
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

3.

David J. Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, 2011. HRD. Buchzustand: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Buchnummer des Verkäufers IB-9781591149033

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 23,11
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 10,33
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

4.

David J. Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, 2011. HRD. Buchzustand: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Buchnummer des Verkäufers IB-9781591149033

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 22,82
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

5.

David J. Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
The Book Depository
(London, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, United States, 2011. Hardback. Buchzustand: New. 229 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Preparing for Victory explains how and why Commandant Thomas Holcomb successfully supervised the dramatic expansion of the Marine Corps from 18,000 officers and men in 1936 to 385,000 in 1943. Not only did Holcomb leave the Corps much larger, but he also helped establish it as the United States premier amphibious assault force and a major contributor to victory over Japan. Despite Holcomb s successes, he has been ignored or given short shrift in most histories of the Marine Corps. No book-length study of his commandancy exists until now. Drawing on a wide range of printed and archival sources, my book contends that Holcomb expertly guided the Corps preparations for war during the last years of the Great Depression and then provided his Leathernecks with astute direction during the first harrowing twenty-five months of World War II. When measured with principles of organization theory and leadership studies, Holcomb s abilities and achievements match those of such outstanding American military managers as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chester W. Nimitz, and George C. Marshall. Like these unassuming yet efficient officers, Holcomb shied away from the limelight and therefore never garnered the attention that Chesty Puller or Howlin Mad Smith have. This book fills a void and tells the story of one of the key leaders in World War II. More than any other marine, Holcomb molded his Corps into the modern force-in-readiness that would eventually help fight the Cold War and the Global War on Terror. Buchnummer des Verkäufers AAC9781591149033

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 26,80
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: Gratis
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

6.

David J. Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
The Book Depository US
(London, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, United States, 2011. Hardback. Buchzustand: New. 229 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Preparing for Victory explains how and why Commandant Thomas Holcomb successfully supervised the dramatic expansion of the Marine Corps from 18,000 officers and men in 1936 to 385,000 in 1943. Not only did Holcomb leave the Corps much larger, but he also helped establish it as the United States premier amphibious assault force and a major contributor to victory over Japan. Despite Holcomb s successes, he has been ignored or given short shrift in most histories of the Marine Corps. No book-length study of his commandancy exists until now. Drawing on a wide range of printed and archival sources, my book contends that Holcomb expertly guided the Corps preparations for war during the last years of the Great Depression and then provided his Leathernecks with astute direction during the first harrowing twenty-five months of World War II. When measured with principles of organization theory and leadership studies, Holcomb s abilities and achievements match those of such outstanding American military managers as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chester W. Nimitz, and George C. Marshall. Like these unassuming yet efficient officers, Holcomb shied away from the limelight and therefore never garnered the attention that Chesty Puller or Howlin Mad Smith have. This book fills a void and tells the story of one of the key leaders in World War II. More than any other marine, Holcomb molded his Corps into the modern force-in-readiness that would eventually help fight the Cold War and the Global War on Terror. Buchnummer des Verkäufers AAC9781591149033

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 27,10
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: Gratis
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

7.

David J. Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG1591149037

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 23,99
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

8.

Ulbrich, David J.
Verlag: Naval Institute Press
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1591149037 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 13729646

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 27,08
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

9.

Ulbrich, David J.
Verlag: Naval Institute Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press, 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1591149037

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 28,30
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 2,76
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

10.

Mr. David J Ulbrich
Verlag: Naval Institute Press
ISBN 10: 1591149037 ISBN 13: 9781591149033
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Naval Institute Press. Buchzustand: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2195680

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 33,27
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: Gratis
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

Es gibt 16 weitere Exemplare dieses Buches

Alle Suchergebnisse ansehen