ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / History

Onto the Black Shores of Hell

| £7.49 | €8.42 | Ca$12.15 | Au$11.99
by Peter Doornekamp
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Onto the Black Shores of Hell by Peter Doornekamp

On February 19, 1945, thousands of Marines landed on the black shores of a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific. The fight that was supposed to take only 3 days lasted well over a month. The battle for Iwo Jima, known to many only for one picture, became one of the bloodiest in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps. It was the only battle in which the Marine Corps casualties exceeded the Japanese. In just over a month of fighting 27 Medals of Honor were awarded, more than any other battle in U.S. history. Of the original 22,000 Japanese defenders only 216 would surrender. In Onto the Black Shores of Hell three United States Marines share their personal experiences of the epic battle for Iwo Jima through a largely day-by-day account, interwoven with historical background information. Follow these men of the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Marine Division on their epic journey from bootcamp to a tiny island in the Pacific that would become famous for its horrific story.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 761590

Ebook Details
Size: 239 KB
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781326372439 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > History

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

© 2016