Recounts a pivotal battle in the war for the Pacific, describing the five-week effort by the U.S. Marines that would end in the death of more than five thousand men and produce twenty-seven Medal of Honor recipients. Reissue. LJ. NYT.
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Richard F. Newcomb, one of the pioneers of narrative nonfiction, is also the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship! He lives in Florida.Review:
“A dramatic and honest accounting, worthy of the men who earned Admiral Nimitz's accolade of the batttle where 'Uncommon valor was a common virtue.'” ?Henry I. Shaw, Jr., Washington Post
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Book Description Henry Holt & Company, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0030475708 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0008870
Book Description Henry Holt & Company, Inc., 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110030475708