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The lions of Iwo Jima : the story of Combat Team 28 and the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history

Author: Fred Haynes; James A Warren
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Thorndike Press large print nonfiction edView all editions and formats
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The full story of Combat Team 28, one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the U.S. Marines. The unit, 4500 men strong, landed on the black sands of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945 and raised the flag atop Mount Suribachi after four days of ferocious combat, yet their battle had just begun.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Fred Haynes; Fred Haynes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Haynes; James A Warren
ISBN: 9781410412287 1410412288
OCLC Number: 253639410
Description: 467 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Forming up at Camp Pendleton --
The adversaries prepare for battle --
The assault --
The assault, part II --
The fight for "hot rocks" --
The enemy --
Breaking through the main belt: the battle for Hill 362A and Nishi Ridge --
Driving north toward Kitano Point --
Bloody Gorge.
Responsibility: Fred Haynes and James A. Warren.

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The full story of Combat Team 28, one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the U.S. Marines. The unit, 4500 men strong, landed on the black sands of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945 and raised the flag atop Mount Suribachi after four days of ferocious combat, yet their battle had just begun.

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