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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

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Originally published: Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1981.

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  • Good Read Jul 5, 2013
    by Dan R

    Excellent Book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sacrifice Apr 21, 2011
    by Ilovetofly

    Thousands of American lives were sacrificed and millions of lives were changed during WWII. The battles fought on Peleliu and Okinawa changed history. E.B. Sledge wrote about his experiences fighting these battles from the standpoint of an enlisted Marine. He brings forth the horrors and waste of war, even though necessary to preserve a way of life. If you ever thought war was glorious, this book will change your opinion. A "must read" for those who want a better understanding of what the "Greatest Generation" did for America.

  • great buy Mar 31, 2011
    by lmsl1144

    this is an excellent book. if you are into wwII you will love this book. it gives a very detailed description of a marines life in the pacific

  • Jul 24, 2010
    by 6thGenTEXAN

    THE MOST DESCRIPTIVE account of on the ground combat in the Pacific Theater that I have ever read. I really don't know how survivors, like Sledge made it through and kept their sanity. They truly are "THE GREATEST GENERATION".
    Outstanding and informative read. Highly recommend it. 5 stars.

  • Jul 15, 2010
    by Nancy R

    A good view from the ranks...Sledge writes his memoir as a member of the marines who actually did the fighting.

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