The Bloody Battle for Suribachi: The Amazing Story of Iwo Jima That Inspired Flags of Our Fathers

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The classic first-hand WWII narrative that chronicles the Marines' savage five-day struggle to wrest Mount Suribachi from its tenacious Japanese defenders during their 35 day battle for Iwo Jima in 1945. Revised with a new introduction by the author and recently discovered photos, this book served as invaluable source material both for James Bradley's bestseller Flags of Our Fathers as well as Clint Eastwood's acclaimed film of the same name.

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Overview

The classic first-hand WWII narrative that chronicles the Marines' savage five-day struggle to wrest Mount Suribachi from its tenacious Japanese defenders during their 35 day battle for Iwo Jima in 1945. Revised with a new introduction by the author and recently discovered photos, this book served as invaluable source material both for James Bradley's bestseller Flags of Our Fathers as well as Clint Eastwood's acclaimed film of the same name.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602391802
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 709,232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Wheeler is a contributor for Skyhorse Publishing Inc. titles including: "The Bloody Battle for Suribachi".

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  • Posted August 8, 2012

    A short, but great read.

    I’ve read numerous books on WII, and Wheller’s account is raw, well-written and accurate. I just wished it was longer.
    If you’ve “Flags of our Father” then you will recognize John Bradley - platoon medic, mentioned thru-out this book as well. Great read.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 31, 2012

    A great moment captured.

    If you have read Flags of our Fathers, then this will be a great book to add to your collection. The Marines at their best!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2012

    The truth

    This version tells me the truth, from a gentleman who was there. I enjoyed it very much.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    Greatr Book

    Very well written book ,I highly recomend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2013

    Boring

    This book put me to sleep like honestly its so boring not my type of book but wateves

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 29, 2013

    Awsome

    We should be thankful for the soliders because they protect us and the entire states and countrys

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Heros fprever Heros all

    We had giants defending us

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 1, 2012

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