BOYS OF '67: FROM VIETNAM TO IRAQ, THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF A FEW GOOD MEN
Author: Charles Jones
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2007
At once a gritty, intimate account of combat, an inside look at military leadership in a turbulent era at home & abroad, & a sweeping saga of the modern-day United States Marine Corps. 29 B&W photos, 7 maps; 6x9 inches, 416 pgs.
Foreword by Gen. Anthony Zinni
Winner of the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for Biography, 2006
At once a gritty, intimate account of combat, an inside look at military leadership in a turbulent era at home and abroad, and a sweeping saga of the modern-day United States Marine Corps, Boys of '67 tells the story of a trio of extraordinary Marines. James Jones rose to become the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. Ray "E-Tool" Smith saw combat in Grenada and Beirut in 1983. Marty Steele reshaped the Marines' tank forces. Together, they represent a generation of Marines who met unprecedented challenges and made the Corps America's premier fighting force.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"A great read." --Richmond Times-Dispatch
"A riveting and entertaining overview of the Corps over the last three decades." --New York Post
"A welcome addition to any war fighter's professional library." --Leatherneck
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Charles Jones is a staff writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.