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With the Old Breed: The World War Two Pacific Classic


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 desperately to survive. At Peleliu and Okinawa – two of the fiercest and filthiest Pacific battles of WWII – he witnesses the dehumanising brutality displayed by both sides and the animal hatred that…

With The Old Breed

Author : E. B. Sledge  |  Pub Date : 2011  |  Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780091937522
ISBN 13 : 0091937523

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 islandsa Lan..



With The Old Breed

Author : E.B. Sledge  |  Pub Date : 2008-12-18  |  Publisher : Presidio Press

ISBN 10 : 9780307549587
ISBN 13 : 0307549585

“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific..



Helmet For My Pillow Illustrated Edition

Author : Robert Leckie  |  Pub Date : 2015-11-06  |  Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781786252036
ISBN 13 : 1786252031

Includes over 220 photos, maps and plans following Robert “Lucky” Leckie’s Pacific War with the 1st Marine Division “Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ..



Islands Of The Damned

Author : R.V. Burgin  |  Pub Date : 2010-03-02  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101196688
ISBN 13 : 9781101196687

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 ..



China Marine

Author : E. B. Sledge  |  Pub Date : 2002-05-10  |  Publisher : University of Alabama Press

ISBN 10 : 9780817311612
ISBN 13 : 0817311610

Eugene Sledge chronicles the experiences he had while serving as a young marine in the First Division during the battle of the Pacific...



Beyond Band Of Brothers

Author : Dick Winters  |  Pub Date : 2006-02-07  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101205660
ISBN 13 : 9781101205662

“Tells the tales left untold by Stephen Ambrose, whose Band of Brothers was the inspiration for the HBO miniseries….laced with Winters’s soldierly exaltations of pride in his..



Guadalcanal Diary

Author : Richard Tregaskis  |  Pub Date : 2016-11-15  |  Publisher : Open Road Media

ISBN 10 : 9781504040006
ISBN 13 : 1504040007

#1 New York Times Bestseller: A “superb” eyewitness account of one of the bloodiest and most pivotal battles of World War II (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down). On August..



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