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i will hold: the story of usmc legend clifton b. cates, from belleau wood to victory in the great war james carl nelson

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  • I Will Hold

    The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War

    by James Carl Nelson

    The incredible true story of Clifton B. “Lucky” Cates, whose service in World War I and beyond made him a legend in the annals of the Marine Corps.Cates knew that he and his small band of marines were in a desperate spot. Before handing the note over to a runner, he added three words that would resound through Marine Corps history: I WILL HOLD.From the moment he first joined the Marine Reserves of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    I Will Hold

    The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates From Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War

    by James Carl Nelson

    Narrated by Sean Pratt

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    The incredible true story of Clifton B. “Lucky” Cates, whose service in World War I and beyond made him a legend in the annals of the Marine Corps. Cates knew that he and his small band of marines were in a desperate spot. Before handing the note over to a runner, he added three words that would resound through Marine Corps history: I WILL HOLD From the moment he first joined the Marine Reserves ... Read more

    $34.98 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • From Belleau Wood to Bougainville

    The Oral History of Major General Robert Blake Usmc and the Travel Journal of Rosselet Wallace Blake

    by Robert Wallace Blake

    The book was written as a companion volume for the authors most recent work, Bayonets and Bougainvilleas.In this volume the author presents the verbatim text of two major source documents for that work; his fathers ORAL HISTORY and his mothers TRAVEL JOURNAL, with his own added commentary.The HISTORY is the text of General Blakes official interview with Marine Corps historian Benis Frank covering ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Five Lieutenants

    The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I

    by James Carl Nelson

    James Carl Nelson tells the dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, a thrilling tale of combat and heroismFive Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917 and met differing fates in the maelstrom of battle on the Western Front in 1918. Delving deep into the motivations, horrific experiences, and ultimate fates ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    Five Lieutenants

    The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I

    by James Carl Nelson

    Narrated by Geoffrey Blaisdell

    Unabridged

    12 hours 6 min

    The dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, this is a thrilling tale of combat and heroism.Five Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917 and met differing fates in the maelstrom of battle on the western front in 1918. Delving deep into the motivations, horrific experiences, and ultimate fates of this Harvard ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Remains of Company D

    A Story of the Great War

    by James Carl Nelson

    "Not since Flags of Our Fathers—no, make that, Not since Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory—no, make that, *Not ever—*has an American nonfiction writer reached into history and produced a testament of young men in terrible battle with the stateliness, the mastery of cadence, the truthfulness and the muted heartbreak of James Carl Nelson in The Remains of Company D. I wish I'd had the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    The Remains of Company D

    A Story of the Great War

    by James Carl Nelson

    Narrated by Ray Porter

    Unabridged

    13 hours 43 min

    Haunted by an ancestor’s tale of near death on a distant battlefield, James Carl Nelson set out in pursuit of the scraps of memory of his grandfather’s small infantry unit. Years of travel across the world led to the retrieval of unpublished personal papers, obscure memoirs, and communications from numerous doughboys, as well as original interviews with the descendents of his grandfather’s ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Devil Dogs at Belleau Wood: U.S. Marines in World War I

    U.S. Marines in World War I

    by Dick Camp

    Facing massed German machine guns, the Marines made sweep after bloody sweep through Belleau Wood. Repeatedly accosted by the retreating French and urged to turn back, Captain Lloyd Williams of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, uttered the now-famous retort, "Retreat, hell. We just got here." And indeed, by the end of that terrible June of 1918, the Marines had broken the back of the Germans ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The York Patrol

    The Real Story of Alvin York and the Unsung Heroes Who Made Him World War I's Most Famous Soldier

    by James Carl Nelson

    "Exceptional military history worthy of its heroic subject." —Matthew J. DavenportIn the vein of Band of Brothers and American Sniper, a riveting history of Alvin York, the World War I legend who killed two dozen Germans and captured more than 100, detailing York's heroics yet also restoring the unsung heroes of his patrol to their rightful place in history—from renowned World War I historian ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    The York Patrol

    The Real Story of Alvin York and the Unsung Heroes Who Made Him World War I's Most Famous Soldier

    by James Carl Nelson

    Narrated by Jacques Roy

    Unabridged

    7 hours 33 min

    In the vein of Band of Brothers and American Sniper, a riveting history of Alvin York, the World War I legend who killed two dozen Germans and captured more than 100, detailing York's heroics yet also restoring the unsung heroes of his patrol to their rightful place in history—from renowned World War I historian James Carl Nelson.October 8, 1918 was a banner day for heroes of the American ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial