China Marine: An Infantryman'S Life After World war ii download free [PDF and Ebook] by E. B. Sledge

China Marine: An Infantryman'S Life After World war ii download free [PDF and Ebook] by E. B. Sledge year 2003
  • Book name: China Marine: An Infantryman'S Life After World war ii
  • Author: E. B. Sledge
  • Release date: 2003/5/26
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780195167764
  • Rating: 8.48 of 10
  • Votes: 898
  • Review by: Maison Staggs
  • Review rating: 7.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Total pages: 194
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Hailed as 'one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war' by acclaimed author Paul Fussell, With the Old Breed remains the most powerful and moving account of the U.S. Marines in World War II. Now, with his long-awaited sequel, China Marine, E. B. Sledge continues his story where With the Old Breed left off and recounts the compelling conclusion of his Marine career. After Japan's surrender in 1945, Sledge and his company were sentto China to maintain order and to calm the seething cauldron of political and ideological unrest created by opposing factions. His regiment was the first Marine unit to return to the ancient city of Peiping (now Beijing) where they witnessed the last of old China and the rise of the Communist state. Sledge also recounts thedifficulty of returning to his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, and resuming civilian life while haunted by shadows of close combat. Through the discipline of writing and the study of biology, Sledge shows how he came to terms with the terrifying memories that had plagued him for years. Poignant and compelling, China Marine provides a frank depiction of the real costs of war, emotional and psychological as well as physical, and reveals the enduring bond that develops between men who face the horrors of war.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H33M21S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, History Of The Americas, Military History, Asian History, World War 2 Books
  • Available formats: TXT, SNB, PDF, WORD, PNG, DOC, RTF, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.7Z, ZIP, JAR, TAR.LZO, RAR, ARC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.12 USD
  • Dimensions: 132x203x10mm
  • Weight: 151g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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