China Marine

From the respected author of one of the best books on World War II combat, comes an equally captivating saga of battle recovery, healing, and homecoming.China Marine is the long-awaited sequel to E. B. Sledge’s critically acclaimed memoir, With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa. Picking up where his previous memoir leaves off, Sledge, a young marine in the First Division, traces his company’s movements and charts his...

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Ramiajame vandenyne

Jungtinių Valstijų 1-osios jūrų pėstininkų divizijos kario atsiminimuose atsiskleidžia nepagražintas ir autentiškas grumtynių su japonais Ramiojo vandenyno salose Antrojo pasaulinio karo metais vaizdas.Autorius, po karo ilgametis Montevalo universiteto (Alabamos valst.) biologijos profesorius, tarsi leidžia skaitytojui pačiam pabūti kautynių sukūryje, puikiai...

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With the Old Breed

In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting documents in war literature." And Studs Terkel was so fascinated with the story he interviewed its author for his book, "The Good War." What has made E.B. Sledge's memoir of his experience fighting in the South Pacific during World War II so...

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