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A HISTORY OF THE 20th COMPANY, 5th REGIMENT, U.S. MARINES

Capt Francis Fisk & Cpl Charles S. Cole


NEW copy. (Monongahela Press: 2017) Reprint of original 1919 edition, with new material. Trade paperback, perfect-bound, 8.5x11. Maps, photographs, rosters, footnotes (including field messages & operation reports), 68 pages.

This new reprint edition of "A History of the 20th Company, Fifth Marines," besides containing all the original material of the rare 1919 edition, includes additional map, field messages and operation reports not found in the original, as well as new section introductions and footnotes by military historian BJ Omanson.

As part of the 4th Brigade of Marines, the 20th Company saw action at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Argonne, and served also with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine after the Armistice.


Table of Contents as follows:
~~~ Organization
~~~ Bordeaux
~~~ TRAINING AREA
~~~ Colombey
~~~ Verdun Sector
~~~ AISNE-MARNE DEFENSIVE
~~~ Chateau-Thierry
~~~ Belleau Woods
~~~ AISNE-MARNE OFFENSIVE
~~~ Soissons
~~~ Marbach Sector
~~~ ST. MIHIEL OFFENSIVE
~~~ MEUSE—ARGONNE OFFENSIVE
~~~ Champagne Sector, assault on Blanc Mont Massif
~~~ Meuse-Argonne Offensive
~~~ MARCH TO THE RHINE
~~~ APPENDICES
~~~ Company Roster for March, 1918
~~~ Company Roster to Include November 11th, 1918
~~~ Company Roster to June 28th, 1919. (Date of Signing of Peace)
~~~ Officers and Men Who Have Received Decorations and Citations
~~~ Honor Roll
~~~ Footnotes (including field messages & operation reports)


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