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: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817311610
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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
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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.

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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It was decorated at Belleau Wood in World War I, in the Banana Wars, and
recently on Guadalcanal. 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 ...

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 ]

Air Force Officer S Guide

Author: Stephen E. Wright
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811760154
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United States of America. U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme
law of the United States of America. Amendments 1–10 constitute what is known
as the Bill of Rights. Several changes and additions have been made over the
past two-hundred-plus years (Amendments 11–27). Sledge, E. B. With the Old
Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa. First-person account of fighting at Peleliu and
Okinawa. Eugene Sledge was part of WWII's famous 1st Marine Division, 3rd
Battalion, 5th ...

The Devil S Anvil

Author: James H. Hallas
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275946463
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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 ...

Okinawa And Jeju Bases Of Discontent

Author: D. Kirk
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113737909X
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... 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, ...

At War With The Wind

Author: David Sears
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0806535962
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... Jr. Books: Fahey, Pacific War Diary; Graves, Men of Poseidon; Hara, Japanese
Destroyer Captain; Morison, Victory in the Pacific; Naito, Thunder Gods; Rielly,
Mighty Midgets at War; Sheftall, Blossoms in the Wind; Sledge, With the Old
Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa; Toland, Rising Sun. Articles: Freeman, "Don't
Shoot, We're Republicans!"; Newell, "Bunker Hill 9; Yamato 0!"; Yoshida, "The
End of Yamato." Other: Ellyson: Dwight Dean Donnewald, wartime diary; LSM(R)-
189: Stewart, ...