Faint age toning down gutters, otherwise textblock is clean and tight, b&w photographs, mapped endpapers. 179p. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # SB9349
Title: The 6th Infantry Division in World War II ...
Publisher: The Battery Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 1983
Binding: Gray Cloth
Illustrator: B&W Photographs/Maps/Mapped End Pages
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardcover
Book Description THE BATTERY PRESS, NASHVILLE, 1983. Hardback. Book Condition: Good to Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No D/W. HARDBACK. NO D/W. ALMOST VERY GOOD. LIGHT TANNING OF PAGE EDGES. A FEW SMALL LIGHT BROWN MARKS ON FRONT GUTTER OF SPINE.OLD BOOKSELLER'S STICKER ON BOTTOM CORNER OF FRONT PASTEDOWN. Size: 179 PAGES. Bookseller Inventory # 030416
Book Description Battery Press. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover - Issued without Jacket - Reprint of Original Unit History - 180 pages - 221 photos - 20 maps - Originally published by Infantry Journal Press in 1947. The 6th Infantry Division served in the Pacific theater in New Guinea and the Philippines. The Division moved to Hawaii in July and August 1943 to assume defensive positions on Oahu, training meanwhile in jungle warfare. It moved to Milne Bay, New Guinea, 31 January 1944, and trained until early June 1944. The Division first saw combat in the Toem-Wakde area of Dutch New Guinea, engaging in active patrolling 14-18 June, after taking up positions 6-14 June. Moving west of Toem, it fought a bloody battle with the enemy at Lone Tree Hill, 21-30 June, and secured the Maffin Bay area by 12 July. After a brief rest, the Division made an assault landing at Sansapor, 30 July, on the Vogelkop Peninsula. The 6th secured the coast from Cape Waimak to the Mega River and garrisoned the area until December 1944. The Division landed at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, on D-day, 9 January 1945, and pursued the Japanese into the Cabanatuan Hills, 17-21 January, capturing Munoz, 7 February. It then drove notrheast to Digalan Bay and Baler Bay, 13 February, isolating enemy forces in southern Luzon. The 1st Infantry Regiment operated on Bataan, 14-21 February, cutting the peninsula from Abucay to Bagac. The Division shifted to the Shimbu Line northeast of Manila, 24 February, took Mount Mataba, 17 April, Mount Pacawagan, 29 April, Bolog, 29 June, Lane's Ridge of Mount Santo Domingo, 10 July, and Kiangan, 12 July. The 6th remained in the Cagayan Valley and the Cordilleras Mountains until VJ-day, then moved to occupy Korea. The division occupied the southern half of the United States zone of occupation until inactivated. Nicknames: Red Star; formerly called the Sight Seein' Sixth. Shoulder patch: Six pointed red star. A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 1473139
Book Description Battery P., 1983., 1983. Hardback. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: None. Facsimile Reprint of 1947. 179p. maps, Photos. Gray cloth with Division insignia on cover. Oversize. Near Fine Copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 71-436
Book Description Battery Pr, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0898390737
Book Description Battery Pr, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020898390737
Book Description Battery Pr, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110898390737
Book Description Battery Pr, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010898390737