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Brotherhood of heroes : the Marines at Peleliu, 1944 : the bloodiest battle of the Pacific War

Author: Bill Sloan; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Band of Brothers for the Pacific, this is the gut-wrenching but ultimately triumphant story of the Marines' most ferocious-yet largely forgotten-battle of World War II. Between September 15 and October 15, 1944, the First Marine Division suffered more than 6,500 casualties fighting on a hellish little island in the Pacific. Peleliu was the scene for one of the most savage struggles of modern times, a true killing  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Sloan; Patrick G Lawlor; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400121502 1400121507
OCLC Number: 363396998
Notes: Unabridged.
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Title from image on Web page (viewed May 29, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2005.
Performer(s): Read by Patrick Lawlor.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Bill Sloan.

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"A Band of Brothers for the Pacific, this is the gut-wrenching but ultimately triumphant story of the Marines' most ferocious-yet largely forgotten-battle of World War II. Between September 15 and October 15, 1944, the First Marine Division suffered more than 6,500 casualties fighting on a hellish little island in the Pacific. Peleliu was the scene for one of the most savage struggles of modern times, a true killing ground that has all but been forgotten-until now. Drawing on extensive interviews with Peleliu veterans, Bill Sloan follows the men of K/3/5 and a handful of others throughout the campaign and rescues the Corp's bloodiest battle from obscurity"--Publisher's website.

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