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Tango0115 Jul 2021 9:11 p.m. PST

"In the years following the Great War, the US Marine Corps had been forced to work hard to convince the public and politicians that they were useful and cost-effective. In a country weary of war and more concerned with financial problems after the Great Crash of 1929, they had shrunk in size, as had all branches of the military, and on the eve of the attack on Pearl Harbor they numbered a little under 65,000 all ranks. With the coming of war, and especially the many amphibious operations in the Pacific, the Corps quickly expanded again, and by the final victory they numbered over 485,000 men and women. In those four years they had cemented their reputation in the history of their country's military, and had successfully undertaken some of the most arduous and bloody actions of the war…"






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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2021 9:46 a.m. PST

Always welcome a reminder to go back to that site. Excellent appraisal by real experts. These figures are awful and they do say so, but I found so much else worth a look. Thanks

Tango0129 Jul 2021 8:59 p.m. PST

No mention my good friend…


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