By Eric Hammel
In his Always devoted, noted army historian Eric Hammel has assembled 100 Marine Corpsa wrestle pictures from the Pacific Theater of operations in the course of international battle II. jointly those inform the tale of the Marines’ high priced victory over the Japanese.
Over the years, innumerable historians, novelists, film-makers, and artists have tried in quite a few how one can trap what it used to be wish to struggle within the Pacific. In Always devoted, readers are invited to soak up the strive against slowly, because it unfolds, photograph by means of image.
Arranged by way of theme—from dramatic photos of seashore attacks to heartbreaking photos of the injured and killed-in-aetion—Always trustworthy seeks to seize the essence of the battle within the Pacific and the center of what it skill to be a Marine.
Hammel has rigorously chosen each one photograph in those pages, proven with in simple terms the barest of rationalization: a quick caption to explain the time and position. yet inspite of so few phrases, each one picture is a whole message unto itself, an image of fact displaying a second of humanity. jointly, those photos exhibit what it capacity to be alwavs faithful.
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U.S. Marines in World War II Combat (General Military) by Eric Hammel