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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ê Professor of Biology E B Sledge review With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa 100 Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters Pire a new generation An Alabama boy steeped in American history and enad of such heroes as George Washington and Daniel Boone Eugene B Sledge became part of the war's famous 1st Marine Division 3rd Battalion 5th Marines Even after intense training he was shocked to be thrown into the battle of Peleliu where the world was a nightmare of flashes explosions and snapping bullets By the time Sledge hit the hell of Okinawa he was a combat vet still filled with fear but no longer with panic Based on notes Sledge secretly kept in a copy of the New Testament With the Old Breed captures with utter simplicity and searing ho. I m not even halfway through the book yet Turn It Off Turn It OffI immediately ran over turned off the T VThe movie began to remind Dad of his time in KoreaThe war movie was in the snow with a lot of 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 or not even answerDad began telling me how his company had been caught in enemy fire from Mortar machine gunsDad one of his close friends were wounded several others killed outright in the carnageDad told me that he crawled over to his buddy all his intestines were hanging out Dad cleaned them with water from his canteen tried to put the intestines back inside his friend His friend was in a great deal of 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 abdomen neck he all the wounded were evacuated by chopper to a field hospitalDad found out 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 insight of what it must have been like to experience hell on earth as so many combat personnel have for centuries

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free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ê Professor of Biology E B Sledge review With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa 100 Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters Eugene Sledge becamethan a legend with his memoir With The Old Breed He became a chronicler a historian a storyteller who turns the extremes of 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 one of the top five books on epic twentieth century battles Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history The Good War Now E B Sledge's acclaimed first person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill edify and ins. Possibly the best insight on an individuals perspective from WWII that you can possibly findYou hear so much of the European front that it is such a shock reading from an Americans perspective about the Pacific TheaterIt s not for the faint 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 brutality of 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

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free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ê Professor of Biology E B Sledge review With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa 100 Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters Nesty the experience of a soldier in the fierce Pacific Theater Here is what saved threatened and changed his life Here too is the story of how he learned to hate and kill and came to love his fellow man In all the literature on the Second World War there is not ahonest realistic or moving memoir than Eugene Sledge's This is the real deal the real war unvarnished brutal without a shred of sentimentality or false patriotism a profound primer on what it actually was like to be in that war It is a classic that will outlive all the armchair generals' safe accounts of not the 'good war' but the worst war ever Ken Burns. 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 margins of his bible and later converted those writings into this bookFrom beginning to end 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

  • Paperback
  • 384pages
  • With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
  • Professor of Biology E B Sledge
  • English
  • 21 June 2020
  • 0891419195

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    With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (Read) Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters Possibly the best insight on an individuals perspective from WWII that you can possibly findYou hear so much of the European front that it is such a shock reading from an Americans perspective about the Pacific TheaterIt’s not for the faint 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 anywher

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    characters With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (Read) I'm not even halfway through the book yet Turn It Off Turn It OffI immediately ran over & turned off the T VThe movie began to remind Dad of his time in KoreaThe war movie was in the snow with a lot of explosions & machine gun fireThis was the First & Only time Dad ever talked about actual combat before Anytime before th

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    With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (Read) free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ê Professor of Biology E B Sledge Professor of Biology E B Sledge ê 0 characters 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 margins of his bible and later converted those writings into this bookFrom beginning to end 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 sol

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    characters With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (Read) This book is definitely not for the faint of heart However if you want an accurate account of WWII in the Pacific this story as seen through the eyes of an enlisted private E B Sledge who fought in two of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Peleliu and Okinawa is so powerful and so riveting The book pushes no agenda other than t

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    With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (Read) We visited Palau in '99 Paddling by sea kayak among the archipelago one can still see the remnants of the machine gun emplacements the sunken Zero fighters beer bottles 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 on the psyche that the soldiers brought back

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