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Thomason

June 2024
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Fix Bayonets! was my first introduction to what my father did in World War I. I purchased a copy of — and a Few Marines when I attended Basic School at Quantico in 1959. Just a couple of weeks ago, I called the Marine Corps Association (703-640-6161) for any other titles of Colonel Thomason and they told me they only carry Fix Bayonets! . The Military Bookman (212348-1280) found a copy of Jeb Stuart and Ameron Publishers (516-298-5100) has reprinted Lone Star Preacher . Now if I could only find Salt Winds and Gobi Dust and Red Pants and Other Stories . What a great discovery for anyone who has not read Thomason. Thank you, Donald Morris.

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