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By dammit, we"re Marines!

Gail Chatfield

By dammit, we"re Marines!

veterans" stories of the heroism, horror, and humor in World War II on the Pacific front

by Gail Chatfield

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Published by Wyndham House Pub., Div.of Cloud Peak Pub. in Paragould, AR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Biography,
  • Marines -- United States -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area -- Personal narratives, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography (p. 332).

    StatementGail Chatfield.
    GenreBiography, Personal narratives, American
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.369 .C438 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination337 p. :
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23696692M
    ISBN 10097790394X
    ISBN 109780977903948
    LC Control Number2008929133

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Most of the veterans interviewed in this book are Marines, but war is a collaborative effort. Marines were transported by the Navy, relieved by the Army, and most of the time their job was to secure airfields for the Army Air Corps.

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