Tag: Corps

Marine Corps LAV-25 Operations A Photo Gallery (U.S. Marine Corps Vehicles and Operations)


Marine Corps LAV-25 Operations: A Photo Gallery (U.S. Marine Corps Vehicles and Operations) by Donald Yates
English | May 22, 2021 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B095NGQL6D | 57 pages | EPUB | 4.05 Mb
Military history author Donald Yates provides an overview of the Light Armored Vehicle (LAV-25) including a breakdown of the LAV-25’s weapon systems and ammunition for the main gun. An extensive photo gallery of over 30 photos of LAV-25s taken during combat operations and exercises is also provided. Operations photographed include Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Just Cause (Panama), Uphold Democracy (Haiti), Gothic Serpent (Somalia) and many training exercises both in the United States and overseas.

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The Official Monogram U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide, Vol 2 1940-1949


John M. Elliott – The Official Monogram U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide, Vol 2: 1940-1949
Monogram Aviation Publications | 1989 | ISBN: 0914144324 | English | 194 pages | PDF | 36.91 MB
In this second volume of a four-volume set, Mr. Elliott continues his presentation of the US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft colors and markings during the decade of the 1940s. From the opening of the decade with its still colorful approach to aircraft recognition, to the close of the 40s with its more somber wartime color schemes, the author brings to the reader fresh information, photographs and illustrations. The various combatants in this world-wide struggle sought paint and protection solutions which would prolong the combat life of their aircraft while at the same time also sought to devise markings by which friendly forces could be recognized form those of the enemy.The US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft of the period certainly reflected these goals. Complex, yet effective approaches to the problem have been set forth by the author who meticulously documents each change in painting and aircraft marking, giving us new insight into this fascinating period of aircraft history. 324 photographs, 57 colour photos, 21 colour artwork and 48 unit insignia, 28 paint chips.

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The Official Monogram U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide, Vol 1 1911-1939


John M. Elliott – The Official Monogram U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide, Vol 1: 1911-1939
Monogram Aviation Publications | 1987 | ISBN: 0914144316 | English | 195 pages | PDF | 109.9 MB
In this first volume of a four-volume set, the author brings to the stage a great deal of new information, photographs and striking graphics which amplify the exceedingly colorful period of American naval aviation from 1911 to 1939. The author has uncovered many obscure directives and regulations which shed new light on US Naval and Marine Corps aircraft colors and insignia. Yet, he has successfully brought together this myriad of technical material into an easy to follow presentation culminating in this volume. 284 photographs, 11 color photographs, 21 color illustrations, 48 color unit insignia, 16 paint chips.

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MARSOC U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command


Fred Pushies, "MARSOC: U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0760340749 | PDF | pages: 161 | 21.4 mb
In 2006, the U.S. Marines officially became part of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the creation of the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC). Drawn from the ranks of the Force Recon companies, these highly skilled and combat-proven Leathernecks would take the war to al Qaeda and the Taliban in America’s global war on terrorism. MARSOC is steeped in the heritage of the Marine Raiders of World War II, Force Reconnaissance companies of Vietnam, and Detachment-One, which stood up after the attacks on 9/11. Their mission is to win wars before they begin, taking the warfare beyond the front line. When America wants to display its might, the Commander in Chief will send in the Marines. With the creation of MARSOC, chances are they are already there.

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