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With the Old Breed

by Eugene B Sledge
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2010-07-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

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... Landing on the beach at Peleliu in 1944 as a twenty-year-old new recruit to the US Marines, Eugene Sledge can only try de

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Study Guide with the Old Breed by E B Sledge SuperSummary

by SuperSummary
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Release Date: 2018-11-18
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 26-page guide for "With the Old Breed" by E.B. Sledge includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 15 chapters, as well as several more in-depth s

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World War II Memoirs The Pacific Theater LOA 351

by E. B. Sledge
Publisher: Library of America
Release Date: 2022-01-04
Genre: History

In one volume, three unforgettable memoirs that capture the brutality, fear, and heroism of the American land, air, and sea war in the Pacific. “Every generation is a secret society,” former Marine pilot Samuel Hynes wrote. “The secret that my generation—the one that came of age during the S

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Brotherhood of Heroes

by Bill Sloan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2005-05-09
Genre: History

This Band of Brothers for the Pacific is the gut-wrenching and ultimately triumphant story of the Marines' most ferocious—yet largely forgotten—battle of World War II. Between September 15 and October 15, 1944, the First Marine Division suffered more than 6,500 casualties fighting on a hellish l

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Twenty Two on Peleliu

by George Peto
Publisher: Casemate
Release Date: 2017-07-19
Genre: History

A memoir of a tough childhood—and tough combat—by an “adventurous, lively, outspoken, opinionated” WWII Marine veteran (Columbus Dispatch). On September 15, 1944, the US First Marine Division landed on a small island in the Central Pacific called Peleliu as a prelude to the liberation of the

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The Old Breed of Marine

by Abraham Felber
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2015-09-11
Genre: History

On Friday, August 7, 1942, at 1300, after a furious cannonading by the Navy fighting vessels slamming salvo after salvo into the shores, 36-year-old Marine Sergeant Abraham Felber jumped from a Higgins boat onto Beach Red in the first-wave assault on the deadly jungle island of Guadalcanal. Felber w

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China Marine

by E. B. Sledge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Originally published: Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c2002.

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Alabama Afternoons

by Roy Hoffman
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Release Date: 2011-03-24
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Alabama Afternoons is a collection of portraits of many remarkable Alabamians, famous and obscure, profiled by award-winning journalist and novelist Roy Hoffman. Written as Sunday feature stories for the Mobile Press-Register with additional pieces from the New York Times, Preservation, and Garden &

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