Title:Helmet For My Pillow - From Parris Island to the Pacific - A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in WW2
Robert Leckie, one of America's greatest military historians, was there. In January 1942, just a kid, he enlisted in the marines. From boot training in Parris Island to the bloody war in the Pacific, Leckie experienced it all. The booze, the brawling, the loving on 62-hour liberty; the courageous fighting and dying in combat as the US Marines slugged it out, inch by inch, across the Pacific, writing their names in the annals of glory. This is the way it was...
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