- Publisher: Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
- ISBN-10: 0345526430
- ISBN-13: 978-0345526434
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (295 customer reviews)
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I've read every one, and always look forward to the next one.
After his trilogy covering the war in North Africa and Europe, Shaara was asked by many, especially Marines, if he planned to write about the Pacific theater as well.
A well written historical novel with Jeff Shaara's addition of dialogue between characters.
It makes the reader feel as if he or she is there, one can feel the gritty soil of North Africa to the freezing cold of the 1944-45 winter.....amazing!Published 4 days ago by longrifle reviews
Informative, have read several books by Shaara and enjoyed them all. I particularly like his style of writing which includes historic characters from both sides of conflicts.Published 15 days ago by John Ross
Good story albeit not his best. Okinawa was a bloody slugfest. Some of that was missed plus other key events in the battle.Published 15 days ago by Jim Phipps
Powerful, informative, memorable, moving ...
A historically accurate war novel that hits you like a gut punch. Read more
Once again I was impressed by Shaara's ability to bring history to life! He has a knack for making the reader feel in the moment being described. Read morePublished 1 month ago by dhk
What a great book to understand what the ground pounder went through on Okinawa. Also provides a great understanding of what the Japanese were thinking and why they thought that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard J. Hyman