Lieutenant Joe Howard teams up with the Coastwatchers. Jack 'No Middle Initial' Stecker leads his infantry battalion into the thickest of the fighting, at a terrible price. And Navy Captain Pickering grabs a helmet and a rifle to join the ranks at Guadalcanal While the bloody battle for control of the Solomons rages on, two Marines are trapped at a Coastwatcher station on tiny Buka Island.
They are there to report on Japanese air activity, and their position is becoming increasingly perilous, even while their supplies are diminishing rapidly; if they are not rescued soon, they may never make it off the island. As Japanese forces close in for an all-out effort to recapture Guadalcanal from the American forces occupying the island, many fates converge and intertwine.
World War II. On the island of Mindanao, the Philippines, a man calling himself "General" Fertig has set himself up as a guerrilla leader to harass the Japanese. Army records show that the only officer named Fertig in the Philippines is a reserve lieutenant colonel of the Corps of Engineers, reported MIA on Luzon. Immediately, two urgent missions fall into his lap: to contact and rescue a band of former American servicemen and their dependents on the run from the Japanese in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia; and at the same time, to set up a weather station in the Gobi to help direct planned aerial attacks against Japan.
Korea, June 1, Captain Ken McCoy's report on probable North Korean hostilities meets with so much bureaucratic displeasure that not only is it promptly suppressed, but McCoy himself is kicked out of the Corps.
At least two outfits, however, are not impressed by such infighting: the fledgling CIA, which promptly hires McCoy; and the North Koreans, who on June 25th invade across the 38th parallel. Together, the two forces pushed Moebius Corps and their hybrid masters out of Bennet Port , and retrieved the Keystone from them.
They helped slay Narud ,  and defended Sarah Kerrigan as she ascended into a xel'naga. Years later, the Dominion Marine Corps affirmed their support of the new regime under Valerian Mengsk ,  who publicly instituted new reforms for the organization such as the abolishment of the neural resocialization program.
When a new zerg breed named the chitha attacked the Dominion's survey teams, the marines engaged them alongside Daelaam forces, and were able to prevent the outbreak of war among the three factions. A DMC dropship pilot. Under the rule of Emperor Valerian Mengsk, a set of guidelines for the Dominion Marine Corps was established in order to maintain high standards of conduct and readiness:.
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In short, we are educated soldiers. Contents [ show ]. Enlist now! It is your responsibility to keep it that way. And after months of sacrifice and toil in training, they have earned their place among the noble Dominion Marines. They have joined humanity's vanguard. They have chosen to stand against an unforgiving universe. Tokyopop, January 1, ISBN StarCraft Manual. Irvine, Calif. Blizzard Entertainment. German troops parade through Warsaw, Poland. PK Hugo J.
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Moscow, August British prisoners at Dunkerque, France , June Adolf Hitler in Paris , June 23, German troops in Russia, Aircraft spotter on the roof of a building in London. Paul's Cathedral is in the background. Paul's Cathedral is pictured during the great fire raid of Sunday December 29th. July Total war knows no bounds. Almshouse bombed Feb. Life in London during the war.
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View of a V-1 rocket in flight, ca. Zwilling, Libya, January or November 24, Montgomery watches his tanks move up.
Lyle Bernard, CO , 30th Infantry Regiment, a prominent figure in the second daring amphibious landing behind enemy lines on Sicily's north coast, discusses military strategy with Lt. George S. Near Brolo. Mignano area, Italy. April 4, Paul Oglesby, 30th Infantry , standing in reverence before an altar in a damaged Catholic Church.
Note: pews at left appear undamaged, while bomb-shattered roof is strewn about the sanctuary.
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Acerno, Italy. Rose, Jr. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. Robert F. Sargent, June 6, An American officer and a French partisan crouch behind an auto during a street fight in a French city, ca. American troops in tank passing the Arc de Triomphe after the liberation of Paris , August Here, in the Montelimar area, France, French civilians shave her head as punishment. Men seek cover behind hedges and signs to return the fire.
Yanks of 60th Infantry Regiment advance into a Belgian town under the protection of a heavy tank. Spangle, September 9, Parachutes open overhead as waves of paratroops land in Holland during operations by the 1st Allied Airborne Army. September Infantry anti-tank crew fires on Nazis who machine- gunned their vehicle, somewhere in Holland. Stickle, November 4, Germans captured these American soldiers during the surprise enemy drive into Allied positions.
Guravitch, April 9, Army men and equipment pour across the Remagen Bridge ; two knocked out jeeps in foreground. William Spangle, Germany, March 11, We all tried to crawl under each other because the lead was flying around like hail. March Rothenberger, April 14, Jacob Harris, April 16, Wernberg, Germany. Joseph Scrippens, April 22, William Robertson and Lt. William E. Poulson, April 25, Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander , accompanied by Gen.
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Moore, April 12, Donald R. Ornitz, April 15, Captured Japanese photograph taken aboard a Japanese carrier before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, Captured Japanese photograph taken during the December 7, , attack on Pearl Harbor. In the distance, the smoke rises from Hickam Field. Along the March [on which] these prisoners were photographed, they have their hands tied behind their backs. Jap machine gun fire from the right flank makes it more difficult for them. Robert M. Howard, December 26, Kent Rooks, May 18, Attacking at the break of day in a heavy rainstorm, the first Americans ashore huddle behind tree trunks and any other cover they can find.
Two U. Marines and Army assault troops landed on the Central Pacific island on July 20, Gilbert Islands. At night the Japs would infiltrate American lines. At Dawn, the doughboys went out and killed them. This photo shows tank going forward, infantrymen following in its cover. These machine gunners pushed them back.
The mother, four children and a dog, took shelter from the fierce fighting in that area. Angus Robertson, June 21, Angus Robertson, ca. His face is grimey with coral dust but the light of battle stays in his eyes.
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They are U. Two 5'' mm guns are ready while inboard 20mm anti-aircraft crews are ready to act. Ted Needham. Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, P.