Stay off the Skyline: The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa - An Oral History / Edition 1

Stay off the Skyline: The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa - An Oral History / Edition 1

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by Laura Homan Lacey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574889524

ISBN-13: 9781574889529

Pub. Date: 09/30/2005

Publisher: Potomac Books

This book tells the story of the Sixth Marines in their own words. Historian Laura Homan Lacey-a Marine family member who has lived on Okinawa-sympathetically portrays the men who, from April to June 1945, fought a tremendous battle that she contends has not received its full share of attention from historians.

Overview

This book tells the story of the Sixth Marines in their own words. Historian Laura Homan Lacey-a Marine family member who has lived on Okinawa-sympathetically portrays the men who, from April to June 1945, fought a tremendous battle that she contends has not received its full share of attention from historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574889529
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Preface     ix
The Word     1
Memory     15
Their War Begins     21
Love Day     43
War Becomes Real     57
The Attractions of War     139
The Bomb     167
Homecoming     185
War's Wisdom     195
Sea Stories     203
Notes     219
Selected Bibliography     231
Index     239
About the Author     243

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