"Raw, tough, and unvarnished . . . Don't miss it!"--Kirkus Reviews --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Moving, shocking, tense, and glorious, here is a magnificent saga of men at war--Leon Uris's famous novel about life in the jaws of death, in the U.S. Marine Corps. Here are the men from the cities, farms, and whistle-stops. Here are the tough kids and the mama's boys, the liars and the lovers, the goldbricks and the heroes. Here are the men who made up the most courageous fighting force on the face of he earth--in the best novel about them ever written.
"Raw, tough, and unvarnished . . . Don't miss it!"--Kirkus Reviews --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Not surprised to read that this is Uris' first book. Although this story is as great as some of his famed novels, he is clearly still grappling with writing style and narrative. Read morePublished 5 days ago by kate
Great book for WWII Pacific fans.
Gives the impression you are there
One of the best historical novels ever written about the Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre of WWII.
I first read Battle Cry as a 14 year old boy and loved it. Read more
Probably more like 3.5⭐️. After reading Armageddon (5⭐️ for sure) I think Uris evolved his style to be more impactful in the exposition and character development up front. Read morePublished 2 months ago by stacey v
One of the first major books I ever read and it continues to pull me in each time I read it. I've read it about twice a year for the last 30 and always get something different and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Shirley Carlile
A very good look at what war is really about. Japan and Germany were very tough to fight, we won the war but it took a great toll on our Military. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Sterling