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Memoirs of a Groundpounder
     

Memoirs of a Groundpounder

by Jacob Close
 
What began as informal memoirs penned by a World War II veteran for his grandchildren, has become a vibrant narrative of life as a U.S. infantryman in the deadly struggle to free Pacific islands from Japanese occupation. His odyssey begins with pre-war Stateside infantry training, progresses to fierce combat in the Solomon and Philippines islands, culminating with

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What began as informal memoirs penned by a World War II veteran for his grandchildren, has become a vibrant narrative of life as a U.S. infantryman in the deadly struggle to free Pacific islands from Japanese occupation. His odyssey begins with pre-war Stateside infantry training, progresses to fierce combat in the Solomon and Philippines islands, culminating with victory. This well-illustrated, riveting true story reveals just what made "The Greatest Generation" so great.

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ISBN-13:
9781105013188
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
01/12/2012
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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