Essay First to Fight

607 WordsJul 1, 20133 Pages
First to fight is a book by Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak. This book talks about the history, truth, and reputation of the Marine Corps. In the book we would find out more about history dates, battles, and of people who have helped us with their extraordinary acts while called on duty. At first it talks about how the Marine Corps struggled to keep their existence, later on the Marines proved to them that they were way much better in combat and amphibious assaults than any other service. As Marines we adapt and overcome any situation we are put in. Also the Marine Corps congratulated themselves on the national security act victory. Now they were allowed to contribute and protect the country since it was already put in the law. Around…show more content…
Men have gone to war in ships and boats or battle canoes since history began. They been able to do everything, but when coming to a shore where the enemy blocks every way to get in and organized with a mutual supporting arms, the Marines are the ones to come in. In 1896 proposed that the corps be organized in 6 battalions The Marines would say back in the day “if only I could see in the dark and the enemy could not everything would be different”, we have breached the cloak of night we can drop a bomb from an aircraft high in altitude and get very close to the target, it has killed many enemys and less risks for our Marine pilots. Also the Marine Corps are known to do the job cheaper, also known to do more work but less pay. The Marines always try to find ways to save money. “For thee who fights with me this day will be my brother”(Henry the 5) there is an intense devotion to the Corps. Marines are convinced that being the few and proud we are selected and different. First to fight is a book where you learn and have respect to your past fellow Marines. Not everybody needs the Marine Corps but they want the Marine Corps. Because every act that marines have made in the past its what has helped us build up the Marine Corps. The author of the book was a Marine who honorably served from 1941 until
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