Uncommon Valor on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Medal of Honor Recipients in the Marine Corps' Bloodiest Battle of World War II

Uncommon Valor on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Medal of Honor Recipients in the Marine Corps' Bloodiest Battle of World War II

by James H. Hallas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811717953
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Pages: 424
Sales rank: 751,257
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

James H. Hallas is a graduate of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and has been in the weekly newspaper business for more than thirty years as reporter, editor, and publisher. He is the author of four books: Killing Ground on Okinawa, The Devil's Anvil: The Assault on Peleliu, Squandered Victory: The Battle for St. Mihiel, and Doughboy War: The American Expeditionary Force in World War I. He lives in Portland, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Map Key vii

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Opening Bell 1

Chapter 2 Round I 63

Chapter 3 Into the Hills 139

Chapter 4 A Shower of Stars 185

Chapter 5 War of Attrition 243

Chapter 6 Final Bell 287

Appendix: Medal of Honor Citations 347

Notes 377

Selected Bibliography 387

Index 397

Contributors 405

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