With the Old Breed, at Peleliu and Okinawa
  • Author : Eugene Bondurant Sledge
  • Release Date : 02 December 1990
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 13 : 0195067142
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Memoir of the author's experience fighting in too of thebattles of the South Pacific during World War II.

With the Old Breed  at Peleliu and Okinawa

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