With The Old Breed

Author: E.B. Sledge
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 0307549585
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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
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Originally published: Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c2002.

With The Old Breed

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

1st Marine Division

Author: Ian Westwell
Publisher: Ian Allan Pub
ISBN: 9780711029583
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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.

Islands Of The Damned

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

Ates Gecitleri

Author: Steven Pressfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789758509133
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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
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(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.

The Costs Of War

Author: John V. Denson
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0765804875
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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
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... 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 ]

Twenty Two On Peleliu

Author: George Peto
Publisher: Casemate
ISBN: 1612005284
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This is the wild and remarkable story of an "Old Breed" Marine, from his youth in the Great Depression, his training and combat in the Pacific during WWII, to his life after the war, told in his own words.