Commandant of the Marine Corps has organized the leadership and professional development reading list according to rank:
Private, Private 1st Class & Lance Corporal
Corporal & Sergeant
Staff Sergeant, Warrant Officer, CWO2, CWO3, 2nd Lieutenant, & 1st Lieutenant

Gunnery Sergeant, 1st Sgt., Master Sgt., CWO4 & Captain
Major & CWO5
Master Gunnery Sgt., Sgt. Major & Lieutenant Colonel
Marine Corps Current Events

Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery
Nick Popaditch  More Info

Leadership: Texas Hold 'Em Style
Andrew J. Harvey  More Info

Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph
Richard Botkin  More Info

What is a Hero?: The American Heroes Press Short Story Anthology
Hi Tech Criminal Justice  More Info

Military leadership is enhanced by a college degree.

Marine Corps Leadership - Gunnery Sergeant, 1st Sgt., Master Sgt., CWO4 & Captain

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Once a Legend: Red Mike Edson of the Marine Raiders
Jon T. Hoffman  More Info

Maneuver Warfare: An Anthology
Richard D., Jr. Hooker  More Info

The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 (Penguin History)
Alistair Horne  More Info

Panzer Battles : A Study of the Employment of Armor in the Second World War
F. W. von Mellenthin  More Info

Gallipoli (Perennial Classics)
Alan Moorehead  More Info

Small Wars Manual
U.S. Marine Corps  More Info

Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr
Lewis B. Jr Puller  More Info

The Easter Offensive: Vietnam, 1972 (Blue Jacket Books)
G. H. Turley  More Info

The war of American independence: Military attitudes, policies, and practice, 1763-1789
Don Higginbotham  More Info

Infantry in Battle
Marine Corp Assn Bookstore  More Info

The Price of Admiralty : The Evolution of Naval Warfare
John Keegan  More Info

U.S. Marines and Amphibious War
Jetek A. Isely  More Info

The Anatomy of Courage (Art of Command Series)
Lord Moran  More Info

Douglas MacArthur  More Info

History of the United States Military Logistics, 1935-1985: A Brief Review
Jerome G. Peppers  More Info

First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps
Victor Krulak  More Info

Company Commander : The Classic Infantry Memoir of World War II
Charles B. MacDonald  More Info

Douglas Southall Freeman on Leadership (Great Historians of the Civil War)
Douglas Southall Freeman  More Info

Air Power and Maneuver Warfare
Martin Van Creveld  More Info


Guerrilla Strategies: An Historical Anthology from the Long March to Afghanistan
Gerard Chaliand  More Info

Street Without Joy
Bernard B. Fall  More Info

The Battle for the Falklands
Max Hastings & Simon Jenkins  More Info

Semper Fidelis: The History of the United States Marine Corps (The Macmillan Wars of the United States)
Allan R. Millett  More Info

For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States of America
Allan R. Millett  More Info

No Victor, No Vanquished: The Arab-Israeli War, 1973
Edgar O'Ballance  More Info

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
Eugene B. Sledge  More Info

On Strategy : A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War

Battle Studies Ancient and Modern Battle
Charles Ardant Du Picq  More Info

The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940
Robert A. Doughty  More Info

Profession of Arms
John Winthrop Hackett  More Info

Victory at High Tide: The Inchon-Seoul Campaign (Great War Stories)
Robert Debs Heinl  More Info

Company Command: The Bottom Line
John G. Meyer Jr.  More Info

Defense of Hill 781 : An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat
James R. Mcdonough  More Info

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States)
James M. McPherson  More Info

Follow Me I : The Human Element in Leadership (Follow Me)
Aubrey S. Newman  More Info

Landscape Turned Red : The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears  More Info

The dynamics of doctrine: The changes in German tactical doctrine during the First World War (Leavenworth papers)
Timothy T Lupfer  More Info

Mao Tse-Tung on Guerrilla Warfare
Samuel B. II Griffith  More Info

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