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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.

Titles and Nimitz Call Numbers

Private/Private First Class/Lance Corporal/Corporal

Chesty - Jon T. Hoffman.  New York, Random House, c2001.  VE25.P85 H64 2001  

Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card.  New York, Tor, 2006.  PS3553.A655 E5 2006  

Rifleman Dodd - C. S. Forester.  Quantico, Va., Marine Corps University,1996.   PR6011.O56 R54 1996  

The Last Stand of Fox Company: a True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat - Bob Drury.  New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, c2009.  DS918.2.C35 D78 2009  

The Marines Of Montford Point: America's First Black Marines - Melton Alonza McLaurin.  Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, c2007.  VE23 .M35 2007  

On call in hell : a doctor's Iraq War story - Richard Jadick with Thomas Hayden. New York, NAL Caliber, 2007. DS79.766.F3 J33 2007

Ready player one - Ernest Cline.   New York : Crown Publishers, 2011.  PS3603.L548 R43 2011

The warrior ethos - Steven Pressfield.  Los Angeles : Black Irish Entertainment, 2011   U21.2 .P63 2011

Warrant Officer/2nd Lieutenant/1st Lieutenant

What now, lieutenant? - Richard Neal.

All Quiet On The Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque.  Pasadena, Calif., Salem Press, c2011.   PT2635.E68 I663 2011  

At the water's edge : defending against the modern amphibious assault - Theodore L. Gatchel. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, 1996.  U261 .G38 1996

Chesty - Jon T. Hoffman.  New York, Random House, c2001.  VE25.P85 H64 2001  

Fields of fire : a novel -  James Webb, Jr. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1978.  PS3573.E1955F5

Ready player one - Ernest Cline.   New York : Crown Publishers, 2011.  PS3603.L548 R43 2011

The defense of Hill 781 : an allegory of modern mechanized combat - James R. McDonough. Novato, CA, Presidio, 1988.   U167.M49 1988

The Last Stand Of Fox Company: A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat - Bob Drury.  New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, c2009.  DS918.2.C35 D78 2009   

The Marines Of Montford Point: America's First Black Marines - Melton Alonza McLaurin.  Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, c2007.  VE23 .M35 2007  

What It Is Like To Go To War - Karl Marlantes.  New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, c2011.  DS559.5 .M358 2011  

With The Old Breed At Peleliu And Okinawa - E. B. Sledge.  New York, Presidio Press, 2007.  D767.99.P4 S55 2007