Jones, USMC (Ret.), Supreme Allied Commander, EuropeOn February 19, 1945, nearly 70,000 American marines invaded a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific. Over the next thirty-five days, approximately 28,000 combatants died, including nearly 22,000 Japanese a..
Lasting over a month, Iwo was the Marines'' bloodiest battle of the war and the only Pacific battle in which a U.S. landing force suffered more casualties than it inflicted. It was also the most highly decorated single engagement in Marine Corps..
From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafe missions out of Iwo Jima over Japan. Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on A..
Suribachi. That photograph would go on to symbolize the Marines' valor and America's determination to win World War II. This is the story of the ten days Rosenthal spent on Iwo Jima-and how his Pulitzer-winning picture came to be. Containing over 120 comba..
Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue: Iwo Jima and the Photograph That Captured America Publisher: Penguin Group USA Publish Date: 11/6/2007 Language: ENGLISH Pages: 258 Weight: 1.84 ISBN-13: 9780425215173 Dewey: 940.54/2528
This is the story of how a young man from Raritan, New Jersey, became one of America's biggest World War II heroes.Profiles one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific, the successful sequel to the popular mini-series Band of Brothers"A carefully rep..
Travel with Peter as he explores the journey from boyhood to manhood and experiences a terrible battle in the fight for American freedom along the way. Learn the Sirna family secret and what it meant to Peter to be a real American boy; but most of all, ta..