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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

by E.B. Sledge

Condition: Like New


Easton Press, 2003. Leather Bound. Like New. Hardcover bound in brown full leather with raised bands on spine, gilt titles and handsome gilt decorations on boards and spine, gold moire silk endpapers with a matching silk ribbon placeholder bound in. Gilt page edges. AN UNMARKED AND UNBLEMISHED COPY. Shrink wrap removed for shelving but APPEARS UNUSED AND UNREAD.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a World War II memoir by Eugene Sledge, a United States Marine. Since its first publication in 1981, With the Old Breed has been recognized as one of the better first-hand accounts of combat in the Pacific during World War II. The memoir is based on notes Sledge kept tucked away in a pocket-sized Bible he carried with him during battles.




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