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The lions of Iwo Jima

Author: Fred Haynes; James A Warren
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A narrative account of the battle of Iwo Jima by a Combat Team 28 captain offers insight into the conflict's brutality and high death toll, discussing the team's battlefield performance and their grueling daily experiences throughout the confrontation.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Fred Haynes; Fred Haynes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Haynes; James A Warren
ISBN: 9780805083255 0805083251 9780805090178 0805090177
OCLC Number: 174138919
Notes: "A John Macrae Book."
Description: x, 272 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1. Forming up at Camp Pendleton --
2. The adversaries prepare for battle --
3. The assault --
4. The assault, Part II --
5. The fight for "Hot Rocks" --
6. The enemy --
7. Breaking through the main belt: The Battle for Hill 362A and Nishi Ridge --
8. Driving North toward Kitano Point --
9. Bloody gorge --
Epilogue --
Appendix 1. Combat Team 28: Organization --
Appendix 2. Combat Team 28 survivors: what they did after the war.
Responsibility: Fred Haynes and James A. Warren.
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Combat Team 28, one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the US Marines, landed on the black sands of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945. This book captures what the Marines experienced,  Read more...

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"* "Certainly one of the best books ever written about Iwo Jima - and about the experience of war at ground level." - Clint Eastwood"

 
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