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The Ninth Marine Defense and AAA Battalions

The Ninth Marine Defense and AAA Battalions

The Fighting Ninth's story of its role in the Pacific War is not only a heart warming memoir for its survivors but also helps fill the gap between official history and individual memories. The best offense is a good defense, and the 9th distinguished itself as illustrated in over 200 impressive... more

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  • ISBN 9780938021858
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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The Fighting Ninth's story of its role in the Pacific War is not only a heart warming memoir for its survivors but also helps fill the gap between official history and individual memories. The best offense is a good defense, and the 9th distinguished itself as illustrated in over 200 impressive photos, first hand records, maps, award recipients and the muster roll. Delve into the action on Parris Island, Guadalcanal, the Southern Solomons and the liberation and defense of Guam.