By Eric Hammel
In his Always devoted, noted army historian Eric Hammel has assembled 100 Marine Corpsa strive against photographs from the Pacific Theater of operations in the course of international conflict II. jointly those inform the tale of the Marines’ expensive victory over the Japanese.
Over the years, innumerable historians, novelists, film-makers, and artists have tried in a number of how you can trap what it used to be prefer to struggle within the Pacific. In Always trustworthy, readers are invited to soak up the strive against slowly, because it unfolds, picture by means of image.
Arranged by means of theme—from dramatic pictures of seashore attacks to heartbreaking pictures of the injured and killed-in-aetion—Always devoted seeks to catch the essence of the struggle within the Pacific and the middle of what it ability to be a Marine.
Hammel has rigorously chosen every one picture in those pages, proven with basically the barest of clarification: a quick caption to explain the time and position. yet despite so few phrases, every one picture is a whole message unto itself, an image of fact exhibiting a second of humanity. jointly, those photos show what it skill to be alwavs faithful.
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U.S. Marines in World War II Combat (General Military)
Always Faithful: The 100 Best Photos of
U.S. Marines in World War II Combat (General Military) by Eric Hammel