Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, Adam Makos, with Marcus Brotherton
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Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II

Author: Adam Makos, with Marcus Brotherton

Narrator: Tom Weiner

Unabridged: 10 hr 52 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 04/02/2013

Genre: History - Military - World War Ii

Synopsis

Chronicling the United States Marine Corps actions in the Pacific theater of operations,Voices of the Pacificpresents the true stories of heroism and honor as told by such World War II veterans as Sid Phillips, R. V. Burgin, and Chuck Tatumwhose exploits were featured in the HBO miniseriesThe Pacificand their marine buddies from the legendary First Marine Division. Following fifteen marines from the Pearl Harbor attack and intense boot camp training through battles with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa to their return home after V-J Day, Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton have compiled an oral history of the Pacific War in the words of the men who fought on the front lines. With unflinching honesty, these marines reveal harrowing accounts of combat with an implacable enemy, the friendships and camaraderie they foundand lostand the aftermath of the wars impact on their lives. With unprecedented access to the veterans and unpublished memoirs, Makos and Brotherton have forgedVoices of the Pacificinto an incredible historic record of American bravery and sacrifice.

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