With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 no greater friend, no worse enemy / by Michael S. Groen and contributors

Author(s): Groen, Michael S
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Subjects: United States--History, Military--21st century
United States. Marine Corps. Division, 1st--History--Iraq War, 2003-2011
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Regimental histories--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Quantico, Va. : History Division, Marine Corps University, 2006
Series: Occasional paper
Occasional paper (Marine Corps University (U.S.). History and Museums Division)
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 413 p.) : col. ill., col. maps
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: No greater friend, no worse enemy
Print version: Groen, Michael S. With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003. (DLC) 2007406158 (OCoLC)168083922 Quantico, Va. : History Division, Marine Corps University, 2006
Additional Authors: Marine Corps University (U.S.). History Division
Notes: Summary: "[This] is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq ... Blue Diamond, the 1st Division's Operation Iraqi Freedom nom de guerre, consisted of some 20,000 Marines and Sailors and 8,000 vehicles organized into three regimental combat teams ... '[This] is not a story of each of them, but the story of all of them' ..."--Foreword
Contents: Foreword -- Preface -- Planning and preparation -- Force planning and planning refinements -- Adjustments to the plan and combat rehearsals -- The opening gambit -- Bridgehead over the Tigris -- Attack to secure Eastern Baghdad -- Task force Tripoli -- Security and stabilization operations -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Command and staff list -- Appendix B: Glossary -- Appendix C: 1st Marine Division honor roll
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OCLC Number: 608576656