Get Alligator Marines: A story of the 5th Amphibious Tractor PDF

By Donald B. Marshall,Shelly Marshall

ISBN-10: 1934569208

ISBN-13: 9781934569207

moment variation, this ebook has been up to date, re-edited, and extra illustrations by way of the barefoot Marine were integrated. this can be a booklet in regards to the fifth Amphibious Tractor Battalion, international struggle II, 3 tiny pacific islands, and the tale of the 'young males' who turned 'legendary males' struggling with for his or her dad and mom, flag and state, you and me. it's the genuine tale of Iwo Jima.

Undoubtedly you recognize the tale of Iwo Jima and feature visible Joe Rosenthal's picture of the six heroes who raised the flag over Mount Suribachi. The conflict for the volcano was once an epic in itself, the catch of Suribachi turning into a legend within the lengthy and sundry heritage of the U.S. Marine Corps. What you have not examine, even though, is the tale at the back of the legend, the tale of the barefoot Marine who will not name himself a hero yet never-the-less is. it's the tale of my Dad who via 18 used to be already a veteran of Saipan and Tinian after which drove an Amtrac with the fifth Amphibious Tractor Battalion as they went ashore on Iwo.

The tale is ready heroes, coming of age, and dealing with the enemy. it's either tragic and funny; it's the telling of the story of Don Marshall, proud to quantity himself between these amphibians of the fifth who wore the eagle, globe, and anchor--an Alligator Marine!

Show description

Read Online or Download Alligator Marines: A story of the 5th Amphibious Tractor Battalion in WW II (2nd Edition) PDF

Similar biographies of world war ii books

The Measure of a Man: My Father, the Marine Corps, and by Kathleen Broome Williams PDF

Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died from wounds acquired on Saipan earlier than his daughter had an opportunity to understand him. Now a well known naval historian and writer of award-winning books, that daughter, Kathleen Broome Williams, has grew to become the learn talents she honed learning naval know-how to discover her misplaced father.

Hunter Boys: True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter by Richard Pike PDF

From the hugely profitable writer of Lightning Boys and Lightning Boys 2, Richard Pike, comes a welcome boost to the ‘Boys’ sequence, Hunter Boys. a desirable perception into the reports and affections of these who flew the enduring Hawker Hunter. Fifteen aircrew relate their person reminiscences of the highs and lows, the dramas and calls for of this significant plane, which got here into carrier in July 1951 and adjusted the way forward for fighter improvement.

I Won't Be Home Next Summer: Flight Lieutenant R.N. Selley - download pdf or read online

Ronnie Selley, a South African from rural Natal, joined the RAF on a short-service fee in 1937, thought of the Golden Age of aviation. in the course of those glory years of Howard Hughes and Amelia Earhart few guessed on the brewing hurricane and darkish days to return. After finishing his education on antiquated First global conflict plane, Selley was once published to 220 Squadron Coastal Command, the RAF’s under-staffed and under-equipped negative relation to the extra prestigious Fighter and Bomber instructions.

Sons at War: The True Story of Two Young Men Destined from by Jane Sweetland PDF

In Jane Sweetland? s relatives, there? s a legend that her uncle Ted and a German pilot shot one another down in international struggle II. whereas investigating this, Sweetland unearthed a real tale that used to be extra attention-grabbing than she had imagined. Ted Sweetland and Joachim M�ncheberg have been born simply six months aside?

Additional info for Alligator Marines: A story of the 5th Amphibious Tractor Battalion in WW II (2nd Edition)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Alligator Marines: A story of the 5th Amphibious Tractor Battalion in WW II (2nd Edition) by Donald B. Marshall,Shelly Marshall

by Donald

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 44 votes