Alligator Marines: A story of the 5th Amphibious Tractor - download pdf or read online

By Donald B. Marshall,Shelly Marshall

ISBN-10: 1934569208

ISBN-13: 9781934569207

moment version, this ebook has been up-to-date, re-edited, and extra illustrations via the barefoot Marine were integrated. it is a publication concerning the fifth Amphibious Tractor Battalion, global warfare II, 3 tiny pacific islands, and the tale of the 'young males' who grew to become 'legendary males' battling for his or her mum and dad, flag and nation, you and me. it's the genuine tale of Iwo Jima.

Undoubtedly you recognize the tale of Iwo Jima and feature obvious Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the six heroes who raised the flag over Mount Suribachi. The conflict for the volcano used to be an epic in itself, the catch of Suribachi changing into a legend within the lengthy and sundry historical past of the U.S. Marine Corps. What you have not examine, besides the fact that, is the tale at the back of the legend, the tale of the barefoot Marine who will not name himself a hero yet never-the-less is. it's the tale of my Dad who via 18 used to be already a veteran of Saipan and Tinian after which drove an Amtrac with the fifth Amphibious Tractor Battalion as they went ashore on Iwo.

The tale is set heroes, coming of age, and dealing with the enemy. it really is either tragic and funny; it's the telling of the story of Don Marshall, proud to quantity himself between these amphibians of the fifth who wore the eagle, globe, and anchor--an Alligator Marine!

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