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"Raw, tough, and unvarnished . . . Don't miss it!"--Kirkus Reviews
Moving, shocking, tense, and glorious, here is a magnificent saga of men at war--Leon Uris's famous novel about life in the jaws of death, in the U.S. Marine Corps. Here are the men from the cities, farms, and whistle-stops. Here are the tough kids and the mama's boys, the liars and the lovers, the goldbricks and the heroes. Here are the men who made up the most courageous fighting force on the face of he earth--in the best novel about them ever written.
"Raw, tough, and unvarnished . . . Don't miss it!"--Kirkus ReviewsSee all Product Description
This novel is probably the closest a fiction novel can get to describing "life in the Corps". I recommend it to veterens of any service, Active duty personnel who need more... Read morePublished on April 23 2002 by Amazon Customer
This is a well done story. A little dated, but still a good story. It is told from several points of view. Read morePublished on Oct. 3 2001 by Sonterro
how to tell a story and not be cute about it. This 1953 novel was so refreshing compared to what I've been reading lately. Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2000 by Michael L. Prairie
My husband likes to re-read his favorite novels, therefore our copy of this book is torn and tattered. Read morePublished on April 13 2000 by Rasa Hiob
I received this book as part of my uncles estate and just started reading it to pass the time beetween shifts at work, That lasted about a half chapter..... Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2000 by Eric Vaughan
I have only read three of Leon Uris' books, but this is by far the best of the three I've read. (The other two were Trinity and Exodus. Read morePublished on Jan. 29 2000 by Schmerguls
This is probably the best book I've read about Marines, but compared to Leon Uris's other books it isn't really worth reading until you read all his other books, and I've read all... Read morePublished on Nov. 23 1999 by Alexander Dadiomov