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Noble Warrior : The Life and Times of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (ret.), Medal of Honor

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New addition to the -Commandant of the Marine Reading List, 2011- Major General James E. Livingston received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his role as an infantry company commander at Dai Do, Vietnam, during a three-day grinding battle of attrition in which the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, numbering only 800 men, victoriously battled 10,000 or more NVA. His remarkable life and career is recounted in a book that has it all: exciting first-person eyewitness account of historic battle; the history of the development of tactics and strategies used in today's war on terror; and a compelling story of leadership in action and individual courage in combat.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 147.32 x 218.44 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • Motorbooks International
  • Zenith Press
  • Osceola, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white halftones, maps
  • 0760338078
  • 9780760338070

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BOOKVIEWS BY ALAN CARUBA -When you consider that 80% of all Medals of Honor are awarded posthumously, his story is even more inspiring because, despite wounds received, his service in the Marines was far from over after that battle.- KEPLER'S MILITARY HISTORY BOOK REVIEWS -Noble Warrior is more than the story of Maj. Gen. James Livingston and how he earned the Medal of Honor. It is an excellent book on leadership that uses his story to convey the lessons.-show more

About Colin D. Heaton

Major General James E. Livingston retired from the United States Marine Corps following more than thirty years of active duty service. He and his wife, Sara, live in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Professor Colin D. Heaton served in the U.S. Army and later the U.S. Marines. He was a guest historian on the History Channel program Dogfights: -Secret Weapons, - and he has authored several books of military history, including German Anti-Partisan Warfare in Europe 1939--1945 and Night Fighters: The Luftwaffe and RAF Air Combat over Europe, 1939--1945, which he coauthored with Anne-Marie Lewis. He has taught history and military history at American Military University. Anne-Marie Lewis received her BA with honors and MA from American Military University in international relations and is also a professional photographer. She coauthored Night Fighters: The Luftwaffe and RAF Air Combat over Europe 1939--1945 with Colin Heaton, and also Noble Warrior: The Story of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.), Medal of Honor with Colin Heaton and Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston.Anne-Marie Lewis received her BA with honors and MA from American Military University in international relations and is also a professional photographer. Anne-Marie lives in Southport, North Carolina.show more

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