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

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

by Laura Homan Lacey, Laura H. Lacy
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ISBN-13: 9781597970501
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 06/30/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,313,797
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

LAURA HOMAN LACEY is the historian of the Sixth Marine Division and U.S. representative of the Battle of Okinawa Museum. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal studies and history from Mary Washington College and the University of Texas, respectively. Her interest in the Pacific theater of World War II resulted from having lived on Okinawa with her husband, a Marine aviator. She lives in Quantico, Virginia.

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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