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.

China Marine

Author: E. B. Sledge
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817311610
Size: 72.45 MB
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He reflects on his duty in the ancient city of Peiping - now Beijing - and recounts the difficulty of returning to his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, and resuming civilian life haunted by the shadows of close combat."--BOOK JACKET.

With The Old Breed

Author: E.B. Sledge
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 9780891419198
Size: 18.76 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.

With The Old Breed

Author: Eugene B Sledge
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409003078
Size: 27.92 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.

With The Old Breed

Author: Richie Krishna Fergus
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786138729082
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a World War II memoir by Eugene Sledge, a United States Marine.

Helmet For My Pillow Illustrated Edition

Author: Robert Leckie
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 1786252031
Size: 21.44 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.

The Breaking Jewel

Author: Makoto Oda
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231518870
Size: 66.23 MB
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The novel opens as a small force of Japanese soldiers prepares to defend a tiny and ultimately insignificant island from a full-scale assault by American forces.

Brotherhood Of Heroes

Author: Bill Sloan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260090
Size: 16.96 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.

Islands Of The Damned

Author: R.V. Burgin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101196688
Size: 78.90 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 ...

Battleground Pacific

Author: Sterling Mace
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250029638
Size: 68.54 MB
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But this is ultimately a combat tale—as violent and harrowing as any that has come before.