By Bob Taylor
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Tales, often funny, a few nostalgic, approximately Marine Corps Boot Camp. What wasn't humorous then could be funny now. Marines, kinfolk, and associates submitted over four hundred first-hand tales. the easiest of those are during this ebook. As one new Marine acknowledged to the writer, "Nothing's humorous in Boot Camp. " however it is, years later.
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A Few Good Memories: Tales from USMC Boot Camp by Bob Taylor