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Once a Legend: Red Mike Edson of the Marine Raiders

Author: Jon Hoffman
ISBN #: 9780891414933
Price: $25.00
Publisher: Presidio
Publisher Location: San Francisco
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1994
Very lightest wear to tips, corners and edges of the book and jacket, notation "war" to the front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. First printing, no others noted. The biography of a Marine Corps legend. At the start of World War II Merritt A. Edson was sent as the Commanding officer of the Marine Raiders and earned his second Navy Cross on Tulagi. When his unit was sent to fight on Guadalcanal, Colonel Edson led his men in the fighting for which he would later receive the Medal of Honor. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.