The First Battalion Of The 28th Marines On Iwo Jima: A Day By Day History From Personal Accounts And Official Reports, With Complete Muster Rolls Robert E. Allen

ISBN: 9780786405602

Published: May 1st 1999

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The First Battalion Of The 28th Marines On Iwo Jima: A Day By Day History From Personal Accounts And Official Reports, With Complete Muster Rolls  by  Robert E. Allen

The First Battalion Of The 28th Marines On Iwo Jima: A Day By Day History From Personal Accounts And Official Reports, With Complete Muster Rolls by Robert E. Allen
May 1st 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9780786405602 | 6.75 Mb

On February 19, 1945, seven battalions of U.S. Marines landed on the eastern beaches of Iwo Jima. On the southernmost flank, in the shadows of Suribachi, the First Battalion, 28th Marines, stormed ashore into the bloodiest and most renowned of allMoreOn February 19, 1945, seven battalions of U.S. Marines landed on the eastern beaches of Iwo Jima. On the southernmost flank, in the shadows of Suribachi, the First Battalion, 28th Marines, stormed ashore into the bloodiest and most renowned of all battles fought by the U.S. Marine Corps. Thirty-six days later, the Marines overran the Bloody Gorge and dislodged the last enemy holdouts.

The battle was over, but at great cost: 225 of the First Battalions men died on Iwo Jima. Based on official reports and personal accounts, this is a day-by-day history of the First Battalion, 28th Marines, on Iwo Jima. Each chapter presents an overview of that days combat and other relevant events, and also contains the text of that days official regimental and battalion narratives.

The text is complemented by a chronology and transcribed muster rolls for February and March 1945.



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