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My Definition

My Definition

“My definition, the definition that I’ve always believed in, is that Esprit de Corps means love for one’s own military legion – in my case, the United States Marine Corps. It means more than self-preservation, religion, or patriotism. I’ve also learned that this loyalty to one’s corps travels both ways: up and down.”
-Chesty Puller

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Billy Myers - May 20, 2020

With the Old Breed is the best combat memoir ever written about the Marine Corps. Of all the books that I have read about the Corps this is probably the best one.

Tom Golden - May 20, 2020

Read with the Old Breed by E.B. Sledge and you will get a sense of what this really means. I true story written by a Marine who served during WWII and fought on Okinawa among other famous campaigns. This book come highly recommended by another well know Marine named Mad Dog Maddox.

Truly a good read and one that underscores what Marines face in battle!!!

Semper Fi
Sgt. T. Golden

Kapena - May 20, 2020

Thank you Chesty. Your words reinforces and strengthens the bonds between all Marines. To every Marine just hearing the name “Chesty “brings back memories of boot camp as our drill instructors would use him as the standard and if we failed what would he think! We couldn’t let him down! Chesty Puller. Marine. A real American Hero. Oooorrah!

MSgt Edd Prothro, USMC Ret. 1964-1984 - May 20, 2020

No truer words were ever spoken and need no further comment. Good night, Chesty, where ever you are!! Semper Fi!!!

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