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Strong Men Armed : The United States Marines Against Japan

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Written by Robert Leckie, whose wartime exploits will be featured this spring in the upcoming Tom Hanks/Steven Spielberg HBO miniseries The Pacific , Strong Men Armed has been a perennial bestselling classic account of the Pacific theatre in World War II. As scout and machine-gunner for the First Marine Division, Leckie fought in all its engagements until his wounding at Peleliu. Here he uses firsthand experience and impeccable research to re-create the nightmarish battles of the Pacific campaign.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 40.64mm | 589.67g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Media tie-in
  • Media tie-in
  • 24 pages of photos
  • 0306818876
  • 9780306818875
  • 317,659

About Robert Leckie

Robert Leckie (1920-2001) was a decorated World War II marine, prominent journalist, and the author of more than forty books, including his bestselling wartime memoir, Helmet for My Pillow.show more

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