United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II

A Biographical Dictionary

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About the Book

This biographical dictionary profiles each of the 98 men who served as generals of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Arranged alphabetically, the entries detail each general’s background and education; military schooling; military service, both before and during World War II; service abroad (France, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba, China, and Panama); medals and awards for courage and skill in combat; and retirement and death dates.

About the Author(s)

The late George B. Clark, military historian and former Marine, wrote about World War I, World War II, and the United States Marine Corps. He lived in Pike, New Hampshire.

Bibliographic Details

George B. Clark
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 200
Bibliographic Info: 54 photos, appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2014 [2008]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-9543-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0719-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vi
Abbreviations      1
Preface      3
Introduction      5

Biographical Dictionary      17

Appendix A. Summary of Generals      177
Appendix B. Generals by Birthplace      181
Selected Bibliography      183
Index      189

Book Reviews & Awards

“recommended”—ARBA; “comprehensive…a useful reference tool for students and scholars of Marine Corps history”—The Journal of Military History; “of interest”—Catholic Library World.