In May 3, 2013, author David Ulbrich talked about the career of Thomas Holcomb, Marine Corps Commandant from 1936 to 1943, and his impact upon the creation of the modern Marine Corps. Thomas Holcomb was commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1936 to 1943, managing the growth of the Corps from approximately 17,000 to 385,000. Dr. Ulbrich spoke to the New York Military Affairs Symposium in New York City. C-SPAN 3 broadcast this lecture on September 7 and 9, 2013.
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