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The Long Road of War: A Marine's Story of Pacific Combat

The Long Road of War: A Marine's Story of Pacific Combat (Paperback)

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James W. Johnston was a self-confessed small-town youth, who like so many others patriotically stopped what he was doing and enlisted shortly after Pearl Harbor. Johnston chose the Marines, a decision that sent him to years of bloody combat through the Pacific as Allied troops fought their way toward the Japanese home islands. Many did not come back; of those who did, very few have told us what it was like. Johnston tells us directly and honestly, taking us with his First Marine Division through New Guinea, New Britain, Peleliu, and Okinawa.

BiographyBiography: generalHistory & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesLand forces & warfare Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 01/02/2000 ISBN-13: 9780803276123  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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James W. Johnston was born in Kentucky and has lived for most of his life in Wauneta, a small town in southwestern Nebraska.

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