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Titles¬†reviewed in the Marine Corps League’s

Semper Fi Magazine:

  1. A Quiet Cadence by Mark Treanor – Summer 2020, V76N3
  2. We’ll All Die As Marines: One Marine’s Journey from Private to Colonel¬† by Jim Bathurst Col/USMC (ret) – Summer 2020, V76N3
  3. War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II by Robin Hutton – Spring 2020, V76N2
  4. Time In The Barrel: A Marine’s Account of the Battle for Con Thien by James P. Coan – Spring 2020, V76N2
  5. A Plains Indian Warrior’s Story: Hethu’shka Washoeshay by Hollis D. Stabler – Winter 2020, V76N1
  6. Excitement!: “Shot At And Missed” by Bob Lonn – Winter 2020, V76N1
  7. Ten Stars РThe African American Journey of Gary Cooper РMarine General, Diplomat, Businessman, and Politician by Kendal Weaver РFall 2019, V75N4
  8. The Spirit of Semper Fidelis – “Reflections From the Bottom of an Old Canteen Cup” by Rick Spooner Maj/USMC (ret) – Fall 2019, V75N4
  9. The Warrior Code by Tee Marie Hanible GySgt/USMC (ret) w/Denene Millner – Summer 2019, V75N3
  10. Echo in Ramadi by Scott A. Huesing – Summer 2019, V75N3
  11. Grateful American: A Journey From Self to Service by Gary Sinise – Spring 2019, V75N2
  12. Bones Of My Grandfather: Reclaiming A Lost Hero of World War II by Clay Bonnyman Evans (Grandson of Medal of Honor recipient Lt Alexander Bonnyman) – Spring 2019, V75N2
  13. Leadership: Achieving Life-Changing Success from Within by 14th SMMC Alford L. McMichael, SgtMaj/USMC (ret) – Winter 2019, V75N1
  14. Two Flags Over Iwo Jima by Eric Hammel – Winter 2019, V75N1
  15. Pearl Harbor’s Hidden Heroes: 18 Medals of Honor Awarded for Bravery in the Hawaiian Islands During World War II: 1941, 1942, and 1945 by Charles A. Jones – Summer 2018, V74N3
  16. The Adventures of a Helicopter Pilot: Flying the H-34 Helicopter in Vietnam for the United States Marine Corps by Bill Collier – Summer 2018, V74N3
  17. Tribe by Sebastian Junger – Spring 2018, V74N2
  18. Syllables of Rain by D.S Lliteras – Spring 2018, V74N2
  19. Goodnight Marines by David R. Dixon – Winter 2018, V74N1
  20. Twenty-Two on Peleliu by George Peto with Peter Margaritis – Winter 2018, V74N1

Commandant of the Marine Corps’ Professional Reading List:

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Other great titles to consider:

  1. Invisible Scars by Bard P. Billings Ph.D.
  2. The Healing Power of the Breath by Richard P. Brown MD and Patricia L Gerbarg MD
  3. Underdogs by Aaron B. O’Connell
  4. Gunny’s Rules by R. Lee Ermey
  5. The Last Zero Fighter by Dan King
  6. A Tomb Called Iwo Jima by Dan King
  7. Fire From The Sky by Richard Knott
  8. Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley & Ron Powers
  9. Al Gray, Marine, The Early Years, 1950 – 1967 Vol. 1 by Scott Laidig
  10. Failing Forward by John Maxwell
  11. The 5 Levels of Leadership by John Maxwell
  12. Leadership Gold by John Maxwell
  13. 21 Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell