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USMC Commandant's Professional Reading List

This is the 2015 edition of the Commandant of the Marine Corps' professional reading list.

Recruit/Poolee

Battle Cry - Leon Uris.  New York, Putnam, 1953.  PS3541.R46 B38 1953  

Corps Values - Zell Miller.  New York, Bantam Books, 1998.  VE23 .M48 1998  

Gates of fire : an epic novel of the Battle of Thermopylae - Steven Pressfield.  New York, Bantam Books, 2005.  PS3566.R3944 G38 2005

Grit : the power of passion and perseverance - Angela Duckworth.  New York, NY, Scribner, 2016.  BF637.S8 D693 2016

Starship troopers - Robert A. Heinlein.  Houston, TX, Virginia Edition, Inc., 2008.   PS3515.E288 S75 2008

OCS Candidates - Midshipmen

Battle Cry - Leon Uris.  New York, Putnam, 1953.  PS3541.R46 B38 1953  

Corps Values - Zell Miller.  New York, Bantam Books, 1998.  VE23 .M48 1998  

Gates of fire : an epic novel of the Battle of Thermopylae - Steven Pressfield.  New York, Bantam Books, 2005.  PS3566.R3944 G38 2005

I'm Staying With My Boys: the Heroic Life of Sgt. John Basilone, USMC - Jim Proser; Jerry Cutter.  New York, St. Martin's Griffin, c2010.  VE25.B36 P76 2010  

My Men Are My Heroes - Brad Kasal.  Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 2012.  DS79.76 .K37 2012  

Starship troopers - Robert A. Heinlein.  Houston, TX, Virginia Edition, Inc., 2008.   PS3515.E288 S75 2008

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel Of The Civil War - Michael Shaara.  New York, Crown, 1993.   PS3569.H2 K55 1993b  

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