By Eric Hammel
In his Always devoted, noted army historian Eric Hammel has assembled 100 Marine Corpsa strive against pictures from the Pacific Theater of operations in the course of global battle II. jointly those inform the tale of the Marines’ expensive victory over the Japanese.
Over the years, innumerable historians, novelists, film-makers, and artists have tried in quite a few how you can catch what it used to be wish to struggle within the Pacific. In Always trustworthy, readers are invited to absorb the wrestle slowly, because it unfolds, picture by means of image.
Arranged by way of theme—from dramatic photos of seashore attacks to heartbreaking pictures of the injured and killed-in-aetion—Always devoted seeks to seize the essence of the conflict within the Pacific and the center of what it skill to be a Marine.
Hammel has conscientiously chosen every one snapshot in those pages, proven with in simple terms the barest of clarification: a quick caption to explain the time and position. yet inspite of so few phrases, every one picture is a whole message unto itself, an image of fact displaying a second of humanity. jointly, those photographs demonstrate what it skill to be alwavs faithful.
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U.S. Marines in World War II Combat (General Military)
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U.S. Marines in World War II Combat (General Military) by Eric Hammel