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Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

David J. Bettez

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Although Major General Logan Feland was a nationally and internationally prominent Marine Corps officer during his lifetime, he is relatively unknown 75 years after his death. After growing up in the ... More


Assistant to the Commandant

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1923 Feland becomes Assistant to the Commandant, John Lejeune. He remains at the heart of Headquarters Marine Corps, administering Corps business. His rivalry with Smedley Darlington Butler ... More


Nicaragua, 1927

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

In March 1927 Feland becomes commander of Marines in Nicaragua. Presidential representative Henry Stimson travels to Nicaragua to arrange a peace settlement between Conservatives and Liberals, which ... More


Back to Nicaragua, 1928

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

After Augusto Sandino resumes violent resistance in late 1927, Feland returns to Nicaragua in January 1928 with more Marines to try to contain or eliminate the Nicaraguan insurgent. Working under the ... More


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