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Due to the age of publications, certain works listed are no longer in print. Print-on-demand services are available for some titles upon request.


The Legacy of American Naval Power: Reinvigorating Maritime Strategic Thought, An Anthology. Edited by Paul Westermeyer and Breanne Robertson.


The Legacy of Belleau Wood: 100 Years of Making Marines and Winning Battles, An Anthology. Edited by Paul Westermeyer and Breanne Robertson.


The Very Few, the Proud: Women in the Marine Corps, 1977-2001. Col Nancy P. Anderson.


History of the United States Marine Corps, 2 vols. Maj Edwin N. McClellan, USMC. 1925–32. (out of print)

 


 A Brief History of the United States Marine Corps. Maj Norman W. Hicks, USMC. 1961. 1962 rev. ed. 1964 rev. ed. (out of print)

 


A Concise History of the United States Marine Corps, 1775–1969. Capt William D. Parker, USMCR. 1970. (out of print)

 


A Chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1775–1934, vol. 1. Col William M. Miller, USMC, and Maj John H. Johnstone, USMC. 1961. 1965 and 1970 reprints. (out of print)

 


A Chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1935–1946, vol. 2. Carolyn A. Tyson. 1965. 1971 and 1977 reprints.

 


A Chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1947–1964, vol. 3. Ralph W. Donnelly, Gabrielle M. Neufeld, and Carolyn A. Tyson. 1971.

 


 

A Chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1965–1969, vol. 4. Gabrielle M. Neufeld. 1971.

 


 

The Barrier Forts: A Battle, A Monument, and a Mythical Marine.

 


 

An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Marines in American Fiction. (out of print)

 


 

An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Marine Corps Artillery. Ralph Donnelly.

 


 

A Chronology of the U.S. Marine Corps, 17751934. Col William M. Miller and Maj John H. Johnstone.

 


 

An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Marine Corps’ Concept of Close Air Support. James S. Santelli.

 


 

Curriculum Evolution: Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 1920-1988. LtCol Donald F. Bittner.

 


 

The Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, 18681968. Col John A. Driscoll.

 


 

Progress and Purpose: A Developmental History of the U.S. Marine Corps, 19001970. LtCol Kenneth J. Clifford.


 

Inspection in the U.S. Marine Corps, 17751957. (out of print)


 

180 Landings of U.S. Marines, 18001934. Capt Harry Allanson Ellsworth.


 

Marine Corps Lore. (out of print)


 

A Brief History of Certain Aspects of Manpower Utilization in the Marine Corps. (out of print)


 

An Annotated Bibliography of Naval Gunfire Support. (out of print)


 

A Brief History of U.S. Marine Corps Officer Procurement, 17751969. Bernard C. Nalty and LtCol Ralph F. Moody.


 

The Impact of Project 100,000 on the Marine Corp. Capt David A. Dawson. (out of print)


 

U.S. Marine Corps Ranks and Grades, 17751969. Bernard C. Nalty.


 

An Annotated Reading List of U.S. Marine Corps History. Jack B. Hilliard and LtCol Harold A. Bivins.


 

Making a Marine Corps Uniform. Doris S. Maley and Jack B. Hillard. 1975. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Uniforms of the American Marines, 17751829. Maj Edwin North McClellan. (out of print)


 

Blacks in the Marine Corps. Henry I. Shaw Jr. and Ralph W. Donnelly.


 

Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps’ Efforts to Increase the Presence of African American Officers, 19701995. Col Alphonse G. Davis.


 

Women in the Marines in World War I. Capt Linda L. Hewitt.


 

A History of Women Marines, 19461977. Col Mary V. Stremlow.

 


 

Home of the Commandant: An Architectural History. LtCol David A. Benhoff.


 

The Historic LeBeuf Plantation House and the Marine Corps in New Orleans: A Shared History. Maj David W. Kummer.


 

U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, 19512001. MajGen Orlo K. Steele and LtCol Michael I. Moffett.


 

Historical Perspective on the President’s Own: U.S. Marine Band, 200th Anniversary. MGySgt D. Michael Ressler.


 

Quantico: Crossroads of the Marine Corps. LtCol Charles A. Fleming, Capt Robin L. Austin, and Capt Charles A. Bradley III. (out of print)


 

A Brief History of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, 1891-1962. Elmore A. Champie. 1962.


1962.A Brief History of the Marine Corps Base and Recruiting Depot San Diego, California, 19141962.

 

U.S. Marines at Twentynine Palms, California. Col Verle E. Ludwig.


 

Camp Pendleton: The Historic Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores and the U.S. Marine Corps in Southern California, A Shared History. Dr. Breanne Robertson.


 

75 Years of Marine Corps Aviation: A Tribute. (out of print)


 

Marine Corps Aviation: The Early Years, 19121940. LtCol Edward C. Johnson.


 

100 Years of Marine Corps Aviation: An Illustrated History, 19122012.


 

Marine Corps Aviation: The Early Years, 19121940. LtCol Edward C. Johnson.


 

Marine Corps Aircraft, 19131965.


 

Marines and Helicopters, 19461962. LtCol Eugene W. Rawlins.


 

Marines and Helicopters, 19621973. LtCol William R. Fails.


 

The Diplomatic Mission to Abyssinia, 1903. Bernard C. Nalty.


 

Just Cause: Marine Operations in Panama, 19881990. LtCol Nicholas E. Reynolds.


 

U.S Marines in North China, 19451949.


 

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Operations: 11 September 2001 to 1 November 2003. Maj Thomas W. Crecca.


 

Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words. Fred Allison and Col Kurtis P. Wheeler, USMCR. 2013.


 

U.S. Marines and Irregular Warfare Training and Education, 2000–2010. Dr. Nicholas J. Schlosser. 2015.