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"Everyone should read this book, the story of a true American Hero. I served with John Basilone and I can hear his voice in every page." --Thomas O. Nass, 5th Marine Division, WWII
"This book about the legendary John Basilone is presented in such a personal style that one would believe that "Manila John" is still alive. Not since William Manchester authored his memoir GOODBYE DARKNESS twenty-five years ago has a book been written about one man that seems so authentic." --Col. Ken Jordan, USMC, ret.
"A lot has been written about my brother in the war, but it's important to know his whole story. This book tells the story of John as a boy, a teenager, and a man. Every student should study and learn from it." --Carlo Basilone, John's brother
What can you say about a well written true historical account of a Marine and Medal of Honor Winner.Published 9 days ago by Bill Pitt
After reading the author was a draft dodger, I didn't want to read anything he had to say. I find the book hard to follow how it jumps from one period to the next instead of being... Read morePublished 2 months ago by kchev
Sgt Basilone is a 5-star American, but I had to give this biography a 4. It was very interesting to read a biography in the first-person. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JAGMAN
As an old Marine, I loved this book. It embodies the true meaning of Semper Fi, Gung Ho and hoo rah. The author has a little guilt about Vietnam but that's ok. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Peter H. Erenfeld