Iwo [NOOK Book]

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The story of one of the bloodiest battles in history, resulting in the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, is documented with a personal touch; the author himself was a member of that company. It is a searing and unique account of that battle, told from the perspective of both the gallant U.S. Marines who invaded the island and the brave Japanese soldiers who defended it.
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Iwo

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Overview

The story of one of the bloodiest battles in history, resulting in the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, is documented with a personal touch; the author himself was a member of that company. It is a searing and unique account of that battle, told from the perspective of both the gallant U.S. Marines who invaded the island and the brave Japanese soldiers who defended it.
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Two more budget histories from Castle. Mackay's 1997 volume traces the life of Allan Pinkerton, a Scottish immigrant who left his trade as a cooper to start the nation's first private security and investigation business, which still exists today. He also was Lincoln's spymaster during the Civil War and had operatives placed throughout the South gathering intelligence. Wheeler's 1980 title covers the horrible World War II battle of Iwo Jima in grim detail from both the American and Japanese perspectives for a balanced portrait buttressed by numerous pix.


—Michael Rogers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612514406
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
  • Publication date: 10/29/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 280,727
  • File size: 7 MB

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    Posted November 21, 2014

    Hello? Mitchell?

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