The Resource Hell in the Pacific : a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu, Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan, (electronic resource)

Hell in the Pacific : a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu, Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan, (electronic resource)

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Hell in the Pacific : a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu
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Hell in the Pacific
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a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu
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Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan
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eng
Summary
In what may be the last memoir to be published by a living veteran of the pivotal invasion of Guadalcanal, which occurred almost seventy years ago, Marine Jim McEnery has teamed up with author Bill Sloan to create an unforgettably immersive chronicle of horror and heroism. Made famous by the HBO miniseries The Pacific, McEnery's rifle company - the legendary K/3/5 of the First Marine Division - fought in some of the most ferocious battles of the Pacific. In arresting detail, the author takes us back to Guadalcanal, where the Americans turned the tide of war against the Japanese, Cape Gloucester, where 1,300 Marines were killed or wounded, and to bloody Peleliu, where McEnery assumed command of the company and helped speed the final defeat of the Japanese garrison. From his evocative recollections of hand-to-hand fighting and the loss of buddies in hellish fighting to his frank portraits of legends like Colonel Lewis "Chesty" Puller and General Douglas MacArthur, McEnery's gritty narrative is as valuable for its insights on a war increasingly lost to memory as it is terrifying and engrossing - a master work that no one interested in military history can afford to pass up
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Midwest
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1919-
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McEnery, Jim
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Read by Robert Fass
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1935-
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  • Sloan, Bill
  • Fass, Robert
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marines
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Hell in the Pacific : a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu, Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 30 min.))
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9781452627755
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Hell in the Pacific : a Marine rifleman's journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu, Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan, (electronic resource)
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Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11372882
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781452627755
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11372882
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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