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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..



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 : 2003  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780195167764
ISBN 13 : 0195167767

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



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 ..



Hell In The Pacific

Author : Jim McEnery  |  Pub Date : 2013-06-11  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451659146
ISBN 13 : 1451659148

A memoir of the veteran author's experiences as a member of the famed K/3/5 First Marine Division during the pivotal invasion of Guadalcanal describes his command at Peleliu and lo..



Brotherhood Of Heroes

Author : Bill Sloan  |  Pub Date : 2005  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743260091
ISBN 13 : 0743260090

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...



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