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Into the Valley: Marines at Guadalcanal

Into the Valley: Marines at Guadalcanal

John Hersey Donald L. Dickson
4/5 (139 ratings)
John Hersey was a correspondent for Time and Life magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific. While there, Hersey observed a small battle upon which Into the Valley is based. While the battle itself was not of great significance, Hersey gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment, recounts conversations among the men before, during, and after battle, and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works of daily heroism.
Language
English
Pages
164
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Bison Books
Release
May 01, 2002
ISBN
0803273282
ISBN 13
9780803273283

Into the Valley: Marines at Guadalcanal

John Hersey Donald L. Dickson
4/5 (139 ratings)
John Hersey was a correspondent for Time and Life magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific. While there, Hersey observed a small battle upon which Into the Valley is based. While the battle itself was not of great significance, Hersey gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment, recounts conversations among the men before, during, and after battle, and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works of daily heroism.
Language
English
Pages
164
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Bison Books
Release
May 01, 2002
ISBN
0803273282
ISBN 13
9780803273283

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