The Assault on Peleliu by Frank O. Hough, Paperback

The Assault on Peleliu by Frank O. Hough, Paperback

The Assault on Peleliu, first published in 1950, is a detailed recounting of the U.S. Marines' fierce battle for Peleliu, part of the Palau Islands in the...

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ISBN-13:9781536919066
Publisher:CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:08/05/2016
Pages:230
Sales rank:964,374
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.48(d)
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The Assault on Peleliu by Frank O. Hough

The Assault on Peleliu, first published in 1950, is a detailed recounting of the U.S. Marines' fierce battle for Peleliu, part of the Palau Islands in the south Pacific. Facing approx. 11,000 hardened, entrenched Japanese troops, the 1st Marine Division began landing operations on September 15, 1944. What followed were more than two months of bloody fighting resulting in heavy casualties before the island was declared secure in late November. Included are more than 90 photographs and maps.