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Into the valley : Marines at Guadalcanal

Author: John Hersey
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1943 (2002 printing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment, recounts conversations among the men before, during, and after battle, and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: John Hersey; John Hersey
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hersey
ISBN: 0803273282 9780803273283
OCLC Number: 48941819
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1943.
"Bison books"--Preliminary page.
Description: xix, 79 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Hersey ; illustrated by Donald L. Dickson.
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"Brings home, as do few war stories, one of the hundreds of thousands of little episodes which make up this war... It might be held up alongside Stephen Crane's Red Badge of Courage."-New York Times Read more...

 
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