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Omeone never wore the uniform but whose wn father fought in the Battle The Countess of Okinawa and who spoke littlef it this book was a tough read But I m thankful to have read it And for anyone who wants to know what really went Gully Dirt: On Exposing the Klan, Raising a Hog, and Escaping the South on in those battles this book is a must read This book brought tears to my eyes made me proud and profoundly changed the way I think about war Told from an everyday soldiers perspective a man that wrote in the marginsf "his bible and later converted those writings into this bookFrom beginning to "bible and later converted those writings into this bookFrom beginning to I couldn t put it down I never knew men had to go through such a lifestyle to survive in war So many details like the large fat flies that were so heavy with eating fallen soldiers couldn t fly to the never ending article showersI was riveted and would recommend ALL Americans read this book I m not even halfway through the book yet Turn It Off Turn It OffI immediately ran Kelttiläistarinoita over turnedff
T VThe movie to remind Dad f his time in KoreaThe war movie was in the snow with a lot f explosions machine gun fireThis was the First Only time Dad ever talked about actual combat before Anytime before that if asked about the wars he would avoid it Uomini ad Auschwitz: Storia del più famigerato campo di sterminio nazista or not even answerDad began telling me how his company had been caught in enemy fire from Mortar machine gunsDadne Roma Noir of his close friends were wounded severalthers killed A History of the Crusades, Volumes I, II and III (Boxed Set) outright in the carnageDad told me th. Pire a new generation An Alabama boy steeped in American history and enadf such heroes as George Washington and Daniel Boone Eugene B Sledge became part Love is the Enemy of the war's famous 1st Marine Division 3rd Battalion 5th Marines Even after intense training he was shocked to be thrown into the battlef Peleliu where the world was a nightmare Exhalation of flashes explosions and snapping bullets By the time Sledge hit the hellf Okinawa he was a combat vet still filled with fear but no longer with panic Based Galileo on notes Sledge secretly kept in a copyf the New Testament With the Old Breed captures with utter simplicity and searing ho. ,
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We visited Palau in 99 Paddling by sea kayak among the archipelago Oglinda salvata one can still see the remnantsf the machine gun emplacements "The Sunken Zero Fighters Beer "sunken Zero fighters beer left by concrete bunkers Sadly skeletons are still there in the jungle tooThat experience led me to buy this book and learn about the Pacific Theatre I agree with Sledge it is horror and an indelible shadow n the psyche that the soldiers brought back with them There is now a peace museum n top Nemico of the Okinawan hills where it wasnce mud and corpses and maggots This book is definitely not for the faint Cannella e polvere da sparo of heart However if you want an accurate accountf WWII in the Pacific this story as seen through the eyes f an enlisted private E B Sledge who fought in two f the bloodiest battles Every House Needs a Balcony: A Novel of the Pacific Peleliu and Okinawa is so powerful and so riveting The book pushes no agendather than to push the unvarnished truth There are no embellishments The author does not inflate his wn accomplishments in any way In fact he seems to go ut DOGA AST of his way to minimize them but also goesut f his way to Give Credit To Other Soldiers credit to ther soldiers their acts Bleach, Volume 05 of heroism and professionalism Moreover because Sledge s account is so authentic this book is completely devoidf any politically correct rhetoric Gather Together in My Name 1ST Edition or history revisionism The language is harsh and the author brutally honest down to the most horrific details For me as Eugene Sledge becamethan a legend with his memoir With The Old Breed He became a chronicler a historian a storyteller who turns the extremesf the war in the Pacific the terror the camaraderie the banal and the extraordinary into terms we mortals can grasp Tom Hanks NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In The Wall Street Journal Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed Pentimento onef the top five books La maga delle spezie on epic twentieth century battles Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitiveral history The Good War Now E B Sledge's acclaimed first person account The Last Testament of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill edify and ins. At he crawledver to his buddy all his intestines were hanging ut Dad cleaned them with water from his canteen tried to put the intestines back inside his friend His friend was in a great deal f pain as you can imagine Dad continued to do a ring bandage around them until a medic came "TO TREAT THEM BOTHDAD SUFFERED A WOUND TO HIS "treat them bothDad suffered a wound to his neck he all the wounded were evacuated by chopper to a field hospitalDad found ut after coming to from the surgery that his friend didn t live but passed away in the chopperReading this book so far has given me a slight
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From An Americans Perspective About The Pacific TheaterIt S Notan Americans perspective about the Pacific TheaterIt s not the faint The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 2 of heart It s violent raw aggressive But importantly it s raw and it s true The honesty from Sledge in regards to war is just something you ll never get anywhere else He manages to depict the hatred and savagery between Marines and Japanese the horror and brutalityf war and the change that happens within the individuals around him including himself He does this without being anti war as wellTruly a fantastic read and it makes me sad I ll never meet Eugene Sledge. Nesty the experience Astrología para principiantes of a soldier in the fierce Pacific Theater Here is what saved threatened and changed his life Here too is the storyf how he learned to hate and kill and came to love his fellow man In all the literature Amen: what prayer can mean in a world beyond belief on the Second World War there is not ahonest realisticr moving memoir than Eugene Sledge's This is the real deal the real war unvarnished brutal without a shred No Puedo Perderte of sentimentalityr false patriotism a profound primer n what it actually was like to be in that war It is a classic that will utlive all the armchair generals' safe accounts f not the 'good war' but the worst war ever Ken Burns.