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The Remains of the Corps was written by Tom Hebert, a "literary blacksmith," whose hammers, tongs, and chisels -- including a lengthy self-education in the literary arts, an intense passion, and a fierce persistence -- are shaping the iron wrought by many years of extensive research. Tom's literary role model is Anton Myrer, author of Once an Eagle.


Tom, the son of a former Marine sergeant who served on Iwo Jima, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He enlisted in the Marines in 1968 and served in Vietnam in 1970 and 1971 as a First Lieutenant.  He is a Certified Public Accountant by vocation.  His avocation is writing and researching on military matters.  He is married, the father of two, and the grandfather of five.

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The hardcover version comes in a cloth binding with official USMC colors and a dust jacket.

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The paper cover version comes in a durable gloss cover.

New!  The Remains of the Corps is now available in a beautifully designed E-book...

Including every illustration & portrait! It is only $9.95 and, if you enjoy the book so much that you want a print copy, I will send you a $5.00 cash rebate when you order the print version.  Order your E-book at:


KOBO: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-remains-of-the-corps 


AMAZON: https://www.amazon.com/Remains-Corps-Ivy-Crossing-ebook/dp/B082C2FGC7/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=%22the+remains+of+the+corps%22&qid=1575554113&sr=8-1


BARNES AND NOBLE: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-remains-of-the-corps-tara-kaz/1135353034?ean=2940163193691 

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Will Remain

Will Remain is a pseudonym for Tom Hebert. Tom has spent the last ten years writing his novel: The Remains of the Corps: An Illustrated Novel.  It has been quite a journey!  On this ever-developing website, Tom shares much of that journey with you: the Who, What, When, Where, and How of The Remains of the Corps.  In a behind the scenes look, Tom provides the backstory for the genesis, development, and writing of his one-of-kind novel.  The site should be of interest to both potential buyers of TROTC, as well as prospective authors, as, at its core, The Remains of the Corps is a literary endeavor.  And, it was done "The Marine Corps Way" . . .  

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