Counterattack (Corps Series #3)

Counterattack (Corps Series #3)

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by W. E. B. Griffin
     
 

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From the devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor to America’s first bold counterstrike against the Japanese on the beaches of Guadalcanal, this compelling story takes you to the front lines of victory and defeat—and into the very heart of courage, loyalty, and valor. It is a heroic story of pride and passion you will never forget...

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From the devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor to America’s first bold counterstrike against the Japanese on the beaches of Guadalcanal, this compelling story takes you to the front lines of victory and defeat—and into the very heart of courage, loyalty, and valor. It is a heroic story of pride and passion you will never forget...

Griffin’s books are distinguished by their high action and suspense, his dashing irreverence toward high command, and his clear picture of war and its wartime leaders.” — THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
``Volume III of The Corps series covers the period from Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal in an unorthodox fashion,'' reported PW. ``Instead of offering the usual tales of Marine heroism and sacrifice, Griffin explores the difficult adjustment of enlisted men suddenly given officers' commissions; the raising of a Marine parachute battalion; the impact of total war on peacetime routines.'' (Sept.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455850525
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Corps Series , #3
Edition description:
Unabridged
Sales rank:
468,215
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.37(d)

Meet the Author

W. E. B. Griffin is also the author of the bestselling Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, and Honor Bound series. He has been invested into the orders of St. George of the U.S. Armor Association and St. Andrew of the U.S. Army Aviation Association, and is a life member of the U.S. Special Operations Association; Gaston-Lee Post 5660, Veterans of Foreign Wars; China Post #1 in Exile of the American Legion; and the Police Chiefs Association of Southeast Pennsylvania, South New Jersey, and Delaware. He is an honorary life member of the U.S. Army Otter & Caribou Association, the U.S. Army Special Forces Association, the U.S. Marine Corps Raider Association, and the USMC Combat Correspondents Association.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Coppell, Texas
Date of Birth:
November 10, 1929
Place of Birth:
Newark, New Jersey

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Counterattack (Corps Series #3) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 54 reviews.
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A teepee constructed of sticks, then speared with mud and leaves patted into the mud before it drys. The leader and spys can disscuss the clan happenings in here. NO KITS ALLOWED!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
very slow
insanepoet65 More than 1 year ago
W.E.B. Griffin captures all of the drama of the United States Marine Corps in his "The Corps" series. For me, this book was a bit of slow going, but enjoyable. The main disappointment was that his main character from the first tow books in the series, "Killer" McCoy is barely in the book. I was looking forward to seeing what he would be up to. However, the other characters in the book also have lives of their own that will suck you in.
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Kidnap Sadie at 'lilith' all results! Be mean to her!
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I take a step back, looking around nervously.
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Capt-Ron More than 1 year ago
This book and series is a must!
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