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by Martin Russ
Author: Martin Russ
Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition (1975)
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Martin Russ, a former Marine who served in Korea, describes the battle of Tarawa in World War II. Many lives were lost, on both sides, in the taking of this relatively small and insignificant island, but lessons were learned that.
Martin Russ, a former Marine who served in Korea, describes the battle of Tarawa in World War II. Many lives were lost, on both sides, in the taking of this relatively small and insignificant island, but lessons were learned that would be valuable to the Marine Corps in the taking of other islands in the Pacific during the remainder of World War I. Even though I read One Square Mile of Hell on 20 July 2007 when I saw this book I decdied to read it. It tells well the story of the brutal battle in November 1943, which lasted only 76 hours but in which 1027 Marines and Navy corpmen died, as did 4,690 Japanese.
Line of Departure book. Tarawa Atoll is a tiny dot in the Gilbert Islands of the South Pacific. In November 1943 over 6,000 men died on its 291-acre plain of confined, exposed, featureless coral sand and airstrip concrete in the most memorable battle in Marine Corps history. After the American invasion of the Solomons, Japan woke up to the vulnerability of the Gilberts. It decided to Tarawa Atoll is a tiny dot in the Gilbert Islands of the South Pacific.
Line of Departure: Tarawa. com User, December 14, 2001. I have purchased this book used three times and made a gift of it to three people. I was introduced to it by a retired Marine who fought at the Chozen Reservoir in Korea and again in Vietnam. I was a Combat Engineer attached to the 1st Inf. Divison. This book brings the reader as close to a combat experience as possible without being there. I recommend this to everyone.
Russ Line of Departure: Tarawa p. 102. ^ Wheeler 1983, p. 180. ^ Alexander, Joseph H. "Tarawa: The Ultimate Opposed Landing" . Russ, Martin (1975) Line of Departure: Tarawa Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-385-09669-0. Smith, General Holland . USMC (Re. "Tarawa: The Ultimate Opposed Landing" Archived 5 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine Marine Corps Gazette (November 1993). The Marines’ 72hour battle for the Pacific atoll.
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A book that has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket included for hard covers. Seller Notes: The cover has small tears, coffee stains but the book is Great. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no ting of text or writing in the margins.
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Russ, Martin (1975) Line of Departure: Tarawa Doubleday ISBN 978-0-385-09669-0. Alexander, Joseph H. "Tarawa: The Ultimate Opposed Landing" Marine Corps Gazette (November 1993). (1949) Coral and Brass New York, New York: Scribners ISBN 978-0-553-26537-8.
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