Emotional account of heroism when logic to go forward is defied by duty and honor. These were the Marines. What more can we do but salute them every day?Published 5 days ago by ssparkd
A grim, gripping account of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Graphic and intense, it hard to comprehend the horrors experienced by the Marines on Tarawa.Published 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
Just ordered this book for my sons to read which is actually written about my father and my two uncles. 3 brothers at war together which will never happen again.Published 23 days ago by Kim Renaud
Very good story, it allowed me to understand better the mental trauma my grand-uncle went through. Disturbing for sure, but a good read nonetheless.Published 25 days ago by Hansonb4
One of the best books I have read on the Pacific War. The author includes both details of the battle as well as person stories on those Marines who fought and died on this island.Published 1 month ago by Lswonke
Well written account of one of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific.
At times I could only read it is small doses but was eager to finish the story. Read more
Other reviewers have described this book in full, so I won't here. Does justice to the Marines whose bravery, skills and unselfish sacrifice enabled this tiny patch of the Pacific... Read morePublished 4 months ago by graygray