Dispatches from the Pacific : the World War II reporting of Robert L. Sherrod /

"In the fall of 1943, armed with only his notebooks and pencils, Time and Life correspondent Robert L. Sherrod leapt from the safety of a landing craft and waded through neck-deep water and a hail of bullets to reach the shores of the Tarawa Atoll with the US Marine Corps. Living shoulder to sh...

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Author / Creator: Boomhower, Ray E., 1959- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • The war correspondent
  • Learning the trade
  • Somewhere in Australia
  • War in the fog and atolls : the Aleutians and beyond
  • Betio : Red Beach two
  • Saipan : Smith versus Smith
  • Uncommon valor : Iwo Jima and the flag raising
  • Okinawa : the final battle
  • "Taps."