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Author Mortensen, Mark
Title George W. Hamilton, USMC : America's greatest World War I hero / Mark Mortensen
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011
book jacket
 Modern History Library  B 359.96092 M887    AVAILABLE    30550100556461
Descript xi, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"A leader of the first major American assault on June 6, 1918, and the last ranking officer in the American Expeditionary Forces to learn that the war was over, Hamilton earned the Distinguished Service Cross, the Croix de Guerre, and two Medal of Honor recommendations. With this first complete biography, Hamilton takes his place among American military heroes"--Provided by publisher
Subject Hamilton, George W. (George Wallis), 1892-1922
United States. Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th. Company, 49th -- Biography
United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France -- Belleau, Bois de
World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States
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