9780805090178

The Lions of Iwo Jima The Story of Combat Team 28 and the Bloodiest Battle in Marine Corps History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805090178

  • ISBN10:

    0805090177

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-12
  • Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
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Summary

"We Walk by Faith" offers a heart-thumping blend of narrative history and memoir--by a survivor and a military historian--that puts a human face on one of the great battles of World War II and the men who fought in it.

Author Biography

Major General Fred Haynes USMC (Ret.) was the top operations officer of Marine forces in 1967 during the Vietnam War. A contributor to The Marine Corps Gazette, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is chairman emeritus of the American Turkish Council. He lives in New York City.

James A. Warren is the author of the highly acclaimed American Spartans and Portrait of a Tragedy: America and the Vietnam War.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
Introductionp. 6
Forming Up at Camp Pendletonp. 17
The Adversaries Prepare for Battlep. 33
The Assaultp. 61
The Assault, Part IIp. 87
The Fight for "Hot Rocks"p. 106
The Enemyp. 138
Breaking Through the Main Belt: The Battle for Hill 362A and Nishi Ridgep. 161
Driving North Toward Kitano Pointp. 195
Bloody Gorgep. 208
Epiloguep. 234
Combat Team 28: Organizationp. 239
Combat Team 28 Survivors: What They Did After the Warp. 243
Notesp. 247
Selected Bibliographyp. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 259
Indexp. 263
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