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Shooting the Pacific War : Marine Corps combat photography in WWII

Author: Thayer Soule
Publisher: Lexington : University of Kentucky Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thayer Soule couldn't believe his orders. As a junior officer with no military training or indoctrination and less than ten weeks of active duty behind him, he had been assigned to be photographic officer for the First Marine Division. The Corps had never had a photographic division before, much less a field photographic unit. But Soule accepted the challenge, created the unit from scratch, established policies for
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Thayer Soule; Thayer Soule
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thayer Soule
ISBN: 081312137X 9780813121376
OCLC Number: 41143026
Description: 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. I Become a Marine --
2. Quantico, New River, and the First Division --
3. Overseas to New Zealand and North to Combat --
4. The Early Days on Guadalcanal --
5. Tenaru, the Tokyo Express, and Bloody Ridge --
6. Lunga Life, the Air Raids, and Naval Bombardment --
7. The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal --
8. Australia --
9. Home Leave --
10. The Golden Days at Quantico --
11. Guam and the Third Division --
12. Iwo Jima --
13. Great Orders --
14. War's End at Pearl Harbor.
Responsibility: Thayer Soule.

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This work is based upon Soule's wartime journals. With no previous military experience, he was assigned to set up the U.S. Marine Corps' first photographic field unit and led it into battle. He  Read more...

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"A lively and unusual account of a gifted photographer's experiences in World War II." -- World War II Chronicles "Along with the men he trained, Soule helped record the entire war in the Pacific, Read more...

 
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