Into the Crucible

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Into the Crucible

Making Marines for the 21st Century

By James B. Woulfe

Presidio Press, Paperback, 9780891417071, 210pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 1999

This book describes the 54 hour exercise in which recruits are put through a series of taxing challenges whilst being denied sufficient food or sleep. Woulfe compares this training exercise with other schemes in other branches of service.