Following his book on the role of the 1st Marine Division in the battle of Iwo Jima, Charles Trang hs written an encyclopedic study of the Marines in the Pacific 1941-1945.
Each camplaign is treated in detail individually accompamied by first-hand accounts and photos, many previously unpublished.
Corregidor, Wake, Midway, Guadalcanal, Makin, Bougainville,Rabaul, Tarawa, Marshall Islands, Cape Gloucester, Saipan, Tinian, Guam, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, bloody, pitiless battles where the Marines forged their rerputation for tenacity, implacability and professionalism rarely equalled during the Second World War.
This book looks at all the various units of the USMC, orders of battle, command stuctures and profiles of all the recipients of the Medal of Honor.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Editions Heimdal
- Publication Date: 31/07/2018
- Category: Australasian & Pacific history
- ISBN: 9782840484905