With The Old Breed

Author: E.B. Sledge
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 0307549585
Size: 31.45 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 3716
Download Read Online
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: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817311610
Size: 66.99 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 2521
Download Read Online
Eugene Sledge chronicles the experiences he had while serving as a young marine in the First Division during the battle of the Pacific.

With The Old Breed

Author: Eugene B Sledge
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409003078
Size: 62.95 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 3818
Download Read Online
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.

Ates Gecitleri

Author: Steven Pressfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789758509133
Size: 29.70 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 403
Download Read Online
Narrated by the sole survivor of the epic battle - a squire in the Spartan heavy infantry - Gates of Fire is a depiction of one man's indoctrination into the Spartan way of life and death, and of the legendary men and women who gave the ...

Understanding The Literature Of World War Ii

Author: James H. Meredith
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313304170
Size: 63.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3693
Download Read Online
(471) In the introduction to E. B. Sledge's With the Old Breed: At Pe- leliu and
Okinawa, Paul Fussell writes that "[today, almost fifty years later, Sledge still has
nightmares about the bloody muddy month of May on Okinawa, when the artillery
fire from both sides was so heavy and unremitting that he had a constant
headache."2 FROM E. B. SLEDGE, WITH THE OLD BREED: AT PELELIU AND
OKINAWA (1981) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990) It was an appalling
chaos.

1st Marine Division

Author: Ian Westwell
Publisher: Ian Allan Pub
ISBN: 9780711029583
Size: 75.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 5252
Download Read Online
A history of the U.S. Marine First Division focuses on its WWII service at Guadalcanal, Pelelieu, and Okinawa, while also covering its involvement in Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, and Somalia.

The Costs Of War

Author: John V. Denson
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0765804875
Size: 35.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 1558
Download Read Online
The Company was made up of young men of very high caliber. I was 20 years old
; many others were teenagers, some were veterans, some were college men—all
were volunteers. They were the finest, bravest men I ever knew. At Peleliu, K
Company suffered 64 percent casualties. On Okinawa we received replacements
during the three-month-long ordeal; K Company suffered 153 percent casualties
—we actually lost more men than we started with. Julius Caesar said, "Terror
robs ...

Soldier Dead

Author: Michael Sledge
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231509375
Size: 24.93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 651
Download Read Online
... the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (1981; reprint, New York: Oxford
University Press, 1990), 269. 13. Johnie Webb Jr., Deputy Director, U.S. Army
Central Identification Laboratory Hawaii (CILHI), personal interview by author,
Honolulu, Hawaii, 19 November 2002. 14. Marine Lt. Philip Caputo, A Rumor of
War (1977; reprint, with a postscript by the author, New York: Henry Holt, 1996),
xvii. 15. Ibid. 16. Sledge, With the Old Breed, 260. 17. Sledge, With
sledge_NOTES.pdf [ Notes ]

Okinawa And Jeju Bases Of Discontent

Author: D. Kirk
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113737909X
Size: 12.21 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6186
Download Read Online
... New York Times, March 28, 2013, http://www.nytimes. com/2013/03/29/world/
asia/us-begins-stealth-bombing-runs-oversouth-korea.html Simon, Scott, “The
Senkaku Islands: A forgotten flashpoint in the Western Pacific,” Centre for
International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, March 12, 2012, http://cips.
uottawa.ca/the-senkakuislands-a-forgotten-flashpoint-in-the-western-pacific/
Sledge, E.B., With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa. New York: Presidio
Press, Random House, ...

The Devil S Anvil

Author: James H. Hallas
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275946463
Size: 23.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 6896
Download Read Online
Bibliography The Peleliu campaign has not received the public attention lavished
on Pacific battles such as Iwo Jima, Tarawa or Guadalcanal. However, the battle
has given rise to three classic personal narratives: George Hunt's Coral Comes
High, Russell Davis's Marine at War and the most recent, Eugene Sledge's fine
memoir, With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa. The official Marine Corps
monograph, The Assault on Peleliu by Frank Hough, is also invaluable, as well
as ...