Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), GRADUATION

The book "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!) is a satirical look at the training of recruits United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot, MCRD, in San Diego, California. The book was written by Lt. Robert L Fischer and is dedicated to the drill instructor's or D. I.'s who make Marines.

The original owner of this book was in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1950's. It was inherited by the current owner in 2009 when the original owner passed away. The current owner resided in NW Iowa and has the book in a private collection. He too servied in the U.S. Marine Corps in the early 1990's.

The book does need to be rebound and will be soon to help preserve and protect it from damage.

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Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), Introduction and Cover and Inside Pages
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), Title and Copy Right Page
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), Dedication Pages
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), AUTHOR'S PREFACE
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), PROCESSING
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), AS THEY WERE........BEFORE MCRD....
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), DRILL
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Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), INTERIOR GUARD
Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), RIFLE RANGE
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Private Collection: "RECROOT" DAZE (THIS IS YOUR LIFE!), DAILY ROUTINE