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From the Publisher"You'll read it with sweaty palms and an aching heart. . . . The battle is a classic, and Sloan's book does it justice."
— The Washington Post Book World
"Superbly crafted . . . Sloan takes the reader straight into the hell of the beach landing, firefights and hand-to-hand combat, drawing from the memories of Marines who overcame their worst fears, did their duty and somehow survived."
— Si Dunn, The Dallas Morning News
"The definitive book on Peleliu . . . I read it and couldn't put it down. I cried. It is superb."
— Christopher Wright, The Old Breed News
"Sloan expertly captures the enduring greatness of American soldiers sent to fight against impossible odds."
— W. E. B. Griffin, author of the Brotherhood of War novels
"A superbly researched, riveting story of one of the most violent battles in American history. Read it and weep for those magnificent American fighting men."
— Harold G. Moore, coauthor of We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young