US Marine Corps, 1st Edition

  • Rebecca Rowell
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629685356
  • ISBN-13: 9781629685359
  • DDC: 359.960973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This series provides junior high and high school readers with comprehensive explorations of each branch of the US armed forces. Each book covers a branch's history, its current missions and role in the US military, its major accomplishments, the training required, its weapons, gear, and technology, and other fascinating information. Each book also offers substantial information on careers and what life is like in the branch. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Raising the Flag.
2: Birth of the Corps.
3: The 1800s.
4: The 1900s.
5: The Marine Corps’ Missions.
6: Getting the Job Done.
7: Becoming a Marine.
8: Career Opportunities.
9: Life in the Marines.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.