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Meet the Father of Modern Amphibious Warfare

Warfare History Network
History, Asia

Lieutenant Colonel Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis lived a rough live but was a genius.

Key point: He helped give the Marine Corps its new mission. Unfortunately, he also drunk himself to death.

He suffered from acu…

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Key point: He helped give the Marine Corps its new mission. Unfortunately, he also drunk himself to death.
He suffered from acute alcoholism and severe bouts of depression. As a result of his heavy …

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