An Extremely Rare Third Marine Division Fleet Marine Force Umpired Training Exercise called Lex Barker. This massive exercise was conducted one month after the Division was reactivated in January, 1952 for the Korean Conflict. This Umpire Group copy of the training exercise is complete. There are two empty attached vanilla envelopes that contained confidential information that was to be destroyed if removed. The pages have browned over the last 65 years but are easy to read with little fading.
The construction paper copy is solid in it's original binder. The overall Binder is marked "Confidential" with most pages marked "Restricted". This copy is one (1) of 345 issued for the entire training exercise (See Photograph). The fact that one survived is very rare. This is basically a very large rule book of how the operation was to be conducted, what was fair, right and wrong.
Really interesting to any Military Historian. The division was reactivated on 7 January 1952 at. Immediately after its activation and still in its organizational state, the division began intensive combat training, including new tactics and maneuvers based on lessons learned in the then-ongoing.During the remaining part of 1952 elements of the division participated in numerous exercises. (helicopter landing), airborne operations and attack, and defense against atomic weapons and missiles. In August 1953 the division arrived in Japan to support the. In the defense of the Far Eastern area. In March 1956, the division moved to. And remained there in a readiness posture until 1965. The 3rd Marine Division moved to Okinawa in June 1955 making an amphibious landing. Is all about condition, scarcity and content. Our promise to you, trust is earned, not given. Earning your trust with every item we sell.
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