An engrossing, epic history of the US Army in the Pacific War "Out here, mention is seldom seen of the achievements of the Army ground troops," wrote one officer in the fall of 1943, "whereas the Marines are blown up to the skies." Even today, the Marines are celebrated as the victors of the Pacific, a reflection of a well-deserved reputation for valor. Yet the majority of...
|Title||:||Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943|
|Author||:||John C. McManus|