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Hearts of Iron

Hearts of IronThe Epic Struggle of The 1st Marine Flame Tank Platoon: Korean War 1950-1953

HEARTS OF IRON is the epic true story of a little-known but significant part of the Korean War, told by the brave men of the Flame Platoon, First Tank Battalion, First Marine Division. This book shares the honest, personal accounts of combat, fear, death, and survival of these comrades of the... more

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  • ISBN 9781630263539
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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HEARTS OF IRON is the epic true story of a little-known but significant part of the Korean War, told by the brave men of the Flame Platoon, First Tank Battalion, First Marine Division. This book shares the honest, personal accounts of combat, fear, death, and survival of these comrades of the Forgotten War, most of whom were not even trained to be Flame Tankers yet fought with weapons possessing some of the most lethal fire ability of any rolling armament in the war. Join Jerry Ravino and Jack Carty in their compelling narrative of their flame platoon as they courageously stood against the North Korean People’s Army and the Chinese Communist Forces, etching another brilliant chapter in the Division’s storied history.

Jerry Ravino, author of ELITE: USMC First Reconnaissance Company of the Korean War, 1950-1953, served in the Flame Platoon, First Tank Battalion, First Marine Division as a flame tank commander. He...more