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Now 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 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 each soldier has for his ...

With the Old Breed 2010, Ebury Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780091937539

Trade paperback

With the Old Breed 2007, Presidio Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780891419068

Trade paperback

With the Old Breed 1982, Bantam Books

ISBN-13: 9780553263169

Mass-market paperback