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No better way to die

Author: Johnnie M Clark
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©1995.
Series: BB war fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Slate knew in his heart that there was no better way to die than to die a Marine. He battled his way through China and then Korea, fighting on Bloody Ridge and in the frozen wholesale slaughter of the Chosin Reservoir. Though once he left the service for the sake of his wife and son, the lure of the Corps--and the wiles of his Navajo Marine buddy Broken Wing--proved irresistible, and Slate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johnnie M Clark
ISBN: 0345389816 9780345389817
OCLC Number: 33118596
Description: 471 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: BB war fiction
Responsibility: Johnnie M. Clark.

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Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Slate knew in his heart that there was no better way to die than to die a Marine. He battled his way through China and then Korea, fighting on Bloody Ridge and in the frozen wholesale slaughter of the Chosin Reservoir. Though once he left the service for the sake of his wife and son, the lure of the Corps--and the wiles of his Navajo Marine buddy Broken Wing--proved irresistible, and Slate reenlisted for Vietnam. There, in the brutal jungles of Arizona Territory, he fought his finest hour and proved that it took more than guns to be a Marine ... --Provided by publisher.

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