From the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship! comes aclassic work of World War II history.
Richard F. Newcomb is one of the true masters of military storytelling. In researching Iwo Jima he interviewed hundreds of Iwo veterans, both American and Japanese; read the diaries and letters of fighting men; and combed through masses of official navy and marine records to write the full story of one of the most famous battles in U.S. history. With exceptional depth, intelligence, and emotional power, Newcomb recounts the events of February 19, 1945, in which common men were thrust into impossible circumstances, demonstrating valor and even humor amid the horror and chaos of war.
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Review: Iwo JimaUser Review - Rod Pyle - Goodreads
One of the seminal works on this piece of history. Dated in its telling and obsessive with detail. still a classic reference. Read full review
Review: Iwo JimaUser Review - Mark Mortensen - Goodreads
The WWII battle for the small island of Iwo Jima, roughly 700 miles south of Tokyo, was full of determination, sacrifice and obligation. When D-Day (2/19/45) approached, young jovial Marines aboard ... Read full review
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hyperwar: Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima
'Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima', by Col. Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Ret.) [Marines in World War II Commemorative Series]
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Iwo Jima - The Full Story
The information provided comes from Iwo Jima, by Richard Newcomb 1982. Naval action information is from The Fast Carriers: The Forging of an Air Navy, ...
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Iwo Jima Books - World War II Forums
As today is the anniversary of the invasion of Iwo Jima, I open this up to any book about Iwo Jima. Tell us your favorite book about Iwo Jima our if.
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Battle of Iwo Jima
Analytical discussion of the battle of Iwo Jima, with a few photographs and casualty figures.
history.sandiego.edu/ gen/ WW2Timeline/ LUTZ/ iwo.html
Iwo Jima: Definition and Much More from Answers.com
Iwo Jima The largest of the Volcano Islands of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean east of Taiwan.
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Battle of Iwo Jima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Iwo Jima was fought between the United States and the Japanese Empire in February and March 1945 during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. ...
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Battle of Iwo Jima: A Select Bibliography
Subject oriented research guides prepared by the Navy Department Library
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This was not only because he is eighty-six, but also as a result of his role in the battle of Iwo Jima: timing the bombs perfectly so as to explode and harm ...
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Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima (Sources)
The official records of the V Amphibious Corps at Iwo Jima occupy 27 boxes in the USMC archives. Within this maze, the most useful information can be found ...
www.nps.gov/ wapa/ indepth/ extContent/ usmc/ pcn-190-003131-00/ sec8.htm
The famous picture of the Iwo Jima flag raising on February 23, 1945 is very familiar and stirs the hearts of us all. But how many Americans really know the ...
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