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This thesis is anxious with the Marine Corps’ activities within the discovery and improvement of the Land car Tracted (LVT) via international battle II, and specializes in its use within the Solomon Islands and the principal Pacific. A concluding half bargains with post-war improvement and the way forward for the car.

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P. 30. 8Holland M. Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," Marine Corps Gazette, July, 1946, p. 46. , p. 29. 10K. Jack Bauer, Surfboats and Horse Marines (Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1969), p. 66. Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," July, 1946, p. 46. '2Kenneth J. Clifford, Progress and Purpose: A Developmental History of the United States Marine Corps 1900-1970 (Washington: History and Museum Division, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, 1973), pp. 3-4. 13ith, "Amphibious Tactics," July, 1946, p.

8Holland M. Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," Marine Corps Gazette, July 1946, p. 46. , p. 29. lOK. Jack Bauer, Surfboats and Horse Marines (Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1969), p. 66. Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," July 1946, p. 46. 2Kenneth J. S. Marine Corps, 1973), pp. 3-4. 13Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," July 1946, p. 46. 14Clifford, Progress and Purpose, p. 10. , p. 13. 16Smith, "Amphibious Tactics," July 1946, p. 47. 17Ibid. 18Cliffo,'J Progress and Purpose, p. 18. , p. 19. , p. 21 21Heinl, Soldiers of the Sea, p.

42Hough, Ludwig, and Shaw, Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal, p. 34. 43Borg-Warner Corporation, Research, Investigation, and Experimentation, pp. 65—66. , 1942), p. 16. 46 PART III EARLY LESSONS The Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor shocked America and galvanized the country into'action, although at the time of the attack there were shortages of needed war materiel and few trained men. This situation generally applied to all the amed services, yet the Marine Corps was the first ordered to take the offensive against the enemy.

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