USMC IWO JIMA: Springboard to Final Victory by Capt. Raymond Henri

USMC IWO JIMA: Springboard to Final Victory

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Excellent sequence of 86 photographs and a vigorous, synthesis of the 26 days that gute and drive turned into victory, memorializes the taking of this tiny, tough island. The heroism of the Marines, of non -- and ex-fighters, the value of a baptism that was bloody and the sacrifice that was costly, the horror of the knowledge that no shorter victory was possible --this is for the record lost we forget.

Publisher: U.S. Camera