With The Old Breed At Peleliu And Okinawa

Author: Eugene Bondurant Sledge
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195067149
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Based on notes he kept on slips of paper tucked secretly away in his Bible, Eugene Sledge has written a devastingly powerful memoir of his experience fighting in the South Pacific during WWII.

With The Old Breed

Author: E.B. Sledge
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 9780891419198
Size: 72.85 MB
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This is the real deal, the real war: unvarnished, brutal, without a shred of sentimentality or false patriotism, a profound primer on what it actually was like to be in that war.

China Marine

Author: E. B. Sledge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195167767
Size: 52.20 MB
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Originally published: Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c2002.

Brotherhood Of Heroes

Author: Bill Sloan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260090
Size: 49.61 MB
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This riveting read is the gut-wrenching but ultimately triumphant story of the Marines' most ferocious--yet largely forgotten--Pacific battle of World War II. of photos. 3 maps.

Battleground Pacific

Author: Sterling Mace
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250005051
Size: 77.64 MB
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A rifleman's account of his experiences in the fabled 1st Marine Division in the Pacific War, describing the brush with the law that led to his enlistment and the harsh lessons he learned about bravery, death, and survival.

Helmet For My Pillow Illustrated Edition

Author: Robert Leckie
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 1786252031
Size: 30.48 MB
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Unparalleled in its immediacy and accuracy, Helmet for My Pillow will leave no reader untouched. This is a book that brings you as close to the mud, the blood, and the experience of war as it is safe to come.”-Print Ed.

Islands Of The Damned

Author: R.V. Burgin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101196688
Size: 71.70 MB
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The true story of R.V. Burgin, the real-life World War II Marine Corps hero featured in HBO®'s The Pacific. “Read his story and marvel at the man...and those like him.”—Tom Hanks When R.V. Burgin joined the U.S. Marines on November ...

With The Old Breed

Author: Eugene B Sledge
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409003078
Size: 29.12 MB
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The inspiration behind the HBO series THE PACIFIC This was a brutish, primitive hatred, as characteristic of the horror of war in the Pacific as the palm trees and the islands.

Goodbye Darkness

Author: William Manchester
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316054631
Size: 11.99 MB
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" To find out, Manchester visited those places in the Pacific where as a young Marine he fought the Japanese, and in this book examines his experiences in the line with his fellow soldiers (his "brothers").

Victory At Peleliu

Author: Bobby C. Blair
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806189568
Size: 59.79 MB
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Eventually, the 1st Marines Division was evacuated and the 81st Infantry secured the island. Now Bobby C. Blair and John Peter DeCioccio tell the story of this campaign through the eyes of the 81st Infantry to offer a revised assessment.