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Old Breed

George McMillan

Old Breed

A History of the First Marine Division in World War II

by George McMillan

  • 281 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Zenger Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine Corps,
  • Regimental histories,
  • United States,
  • Division, 1st,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8229622M
    ISBN 100892010525
    ISBN 109780892010523

      Sledge’s battle memoir was published in by a small press (Presidio) under the title “With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa.” Among readers of . With the Old Breed covers the misconception held by Americans that the Japanese Imperial Army was inferior to the U.S. military, the physical and psychological afflictions endured by the young Marines, and exposes the full and dehumanizing circumstances of war.

    Old Breed: History of the First Marine Division in World War II. by Mcmillan, George. Seller Military Books Published Condition Near Fine Edition. Eugene Bondurant Sledge (November 4, – March 3, ) was a United States Marine, university professor, and memoir With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa chronicled his combat experiences during World War II and was subsequently used as source material for the Ken Burns PBS documentary The War (), as well as the HBO miniseries Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of Peleliu, .

    With The Old Breed deserves every commendation it has received over the years, from Marine veterans and others We lost Gene to cancer several years ago, but his memory and memoir will live on and be an inspiration to Marines of this and future generations, as will the exploits of the 1st Marine Division in all of its combat by:   Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Afro Rhythm Radio Podcast Kitchen Table Tales 🔥 Chillout Music (Downtempo Bliss) Microwave Extravaganza Podcast Half Baked Absolutely Revisionist.


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In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic twentieth-century battles. Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history, The Good War. Now E. Sledge’s acclaimed first-person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill, edify, and inspire a new generation/5(K).

Editorial Reviews. The Old Breed is considered one of the finest division histories ever produced for an American unit. Comprehensive in its coverage, the history traces the First Marine Division from its activations in February through training in the U.S.

to initial combat on Guadalcanal.5/5(16). In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson Old Breed book With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic twentieth-century battles. Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history, The Good War.

Now E. Sledge’s acclaimed first-person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill, edify, and inspire a new generation/5(). With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa.

In his Old Breed book book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war.".

John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting documents in war literature."/5. With the Old Breed is a modern classic of military history AND has been called "one of the most important personal accounts of war that I have ever read," by distinguished historian John Keegan.

Author E. Sledge served with the First Marine Division during World War II, and his first-hand narrative is unsurpassed in its sincerity. With the Old Breed Book Summary: “Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed.

He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson.

In his memoir With the Old Breed, Eugene B. Sledge recalls his service with the U.S. Marines during World War II. In Decemberat the age of nineteen, Sledge, a young man from Mobile, Alabama, decides to enroll in the Marine Corps.

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Andrew A Haldane, beloved company commander of K/3/5, and to the Old Breed. Free download or read online With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in Novemberand was written by Eugene B. Sledge. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this war, war story are,/5. Details About With the Old Breed by E. Sledge PDF Name: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa Authors: E. Sledge Publish Date: May 1, Language: English Genre: Japanese History, Biography, U.S History Format: PDF/ePub Size: Pages: Price: Free ISBN: Of all the books about the ground war in the Pacific, [With the Old Breed] is the closest to a masterpiece, The New York Review of BooksOne of the most arresting documents in war literature.

-- John Keegan Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed/5(K). Other Books Related to With the Old Breed Eugene Sledge’s memoir belongs to a long history of narratives of war, whether in novel form or as memoirs, written by.

Book Report on With the Old Breed by E.B. Sledge In the book, With the Old Breed, Eugene B. Sledge, shares his recollections from the perilous and triumphant events of World War II, while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.

During his time as a Marine. With the Old Breed, at Peleliu and Okinawa This ebook list for those who looking for to read With the Old Breed, at Peleliu and Okinawa, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

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In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting documents in war literature." And Studs Terkel was so fascinated with the story he interviewed its author for his book, "The Good War." What has made E.B.

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Berjeau, Ph. Charles. In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The. From Wikipedia: "With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a World War II memoir by Eugene Sledge, a United States Marine.

Since its first publication inWith the Old Breed has been recognized as one of the best first-hand accounts of /5(14). With The Old Breed’ by E. B. Sledge This is a book about war, but not just any war, it is about the Second World War.

It tells the account of one of the American soldiers by the name of Sledge. He was a Marine, and he fought in the Pacific battle, one of the toughest and dirtiest battles the Americans ever fought.With The Old Breed” was in my opinion an exceptional book, however I think that there were some issues with it that could have been omitted in order to make the book easier to read.

The biggest one is that the author spent a lot of writing describing the deployment of Marines across the battlefields, and the descriptions were long, confusing.Report on With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa.

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a book written in memory of World War II by a United States Marine, professor and writer Eugene Sledge in It is based on Eugene’s notes that he wrote in a small, pocket-sized Bible during the battle in the Pacific.